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Aeschynomene brevifolia

Aeschynomene brevifolia L.f. ex Poir.

Poiret, J.L.M. (1816) Encyclopedie methodique. Botanique 4 4(2): 451
TYPE:   "Madagascar, 1770–71, P.Commerson."
COMMENT:   The type of A. brevifolia L.f ex Poiret is missing, the specimen in the type folder at PLA is A. falcata (Poiret) DC.. The correct author citation for A. brevifolia should be L.f ex Poiret, because it was the younger Linnaeus who saw Commerson's collections from Madagascar and probably named the plant.
Taxonomic Synonyms:

Aeschynomene falcata var. paucijuga Benth. nom. illeg. ;  Bentham, G. (1859) Flora Brasiliensis 15(1): 67, t. XIV.

Reynolds, S.T. (1990) Aeschynomene (Benth.) Hutch. (Leguminosae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 3(2): 184