As so far nobody considered the name Mussaenda schimperi Hochst. to be validly published, combinations of the superfluous name Vignaldia schimperiana A.Rich. became in use. The correct combination for this species in Pentas and that for one subspecies is presented here.

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Keywords Rubiaceae, Pentas, Schimper, Africa, Ethiopia, nomenclature
Journal Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
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Wieringa, J.J. (2008). The correct name for Pentas schimperiana is Pentas schimperi (Rubiaceae). Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 53(3), 566–568.