Rauvolfia L. : 4 posts by 2 authors.
Just for correction. I realized that the accepted spelling is Rauvolfia L. and not Rauwolfia L.
Because it was named by Linnaeus like that although the name of person on which the name of taxa was based was Leonhard Rauwolf (also spelled Rauwolff) [(Augsburg, June 21 in either 1535 or 1540 – September 15,
1596, Waitzen, Hungary) was a German physician, botanist and traveller].
Rauvolfia Plum. ex L. Sp. Pl. 1: 208. 1753
Thank you very much for the information (and from my side it is correction, as I have wrote it as Rauwolfia rather Rauvolfia). Thanks eflora for making such a platform of genius, where there is little chance to escape…….even from the misspelled.
This is one such name where wrong name is accepted by ICBN may be because its from the oldest treatise by Carl Linnaeus himself.
Rauvolfia (Apocynaceae) page with images of species in efloraofindia : 1 post by 1 author