Loeselia Ciliata Synonomy

LOESELIA CILIATA L.  • Canarios (Guatemala), Lenteja (El Salvador), Lentejilla (El Salvador)

Loeselia ciliata L., Sp. pl. 2, p.628, 1753.  Hoitzia loeselia Spreng.,  Syst. Veg. 1: 626.  1825.  Type - A. van Royen 913.7-269: Mexico. Veracruz, 1729,  (lectotype [West in Jarvis et al., 1993]: LINN).
Hoitzia aristata Kunth, Nov. Gen. & Sp. 3: 164.  1819.  Loeselia  aristata (Kunth) G. Don, Gen. hist. v.4, p.248, 1838.  Type - Humboldt & Bonpland s.n.: Mexico. 1803–1804,  (holotype: P).
Hoitzia lupulina Hook. & Arn., Bot. Beechy’s Voy. Suppl.  p.441. 1841.  Type - Sinclair s.n.: Nicaragua. Realejo, 1828, (lectotype [Turner 1994]: K), cited by Brand as a synonym of L. involucrata, Hemsley and Rose suggest it is synonymous with L. ciliata.
Loeselia ciliata L. var. echinophylla Brand, Pflanzenr. IV 250, p.178, 1907. Loeselia ciliata L. subsp. echinophylla (Brand) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson, Aliso 19: 78. 2000.  Type - lectotype undesignated; syntypes cited by Brand from Mexico: B. Haenke; Palmer 193, Seltener s.n; Guatemala: Brenning 209, Heyde & Lux 6214; Honduras: Thieme 5398.