New combinations in Lychnis L. (Caryophyllaceae) are proposed for the names of seven taxa occurring in the East and West African mountains. The taxa have previously been placed in Uebelinia Hochstetter, but recent molecular studies placed the group within Lychnis. The new combinations are: L. crassifolia (T. C. E. Fries) M. Popp, L. kigesiensis (R. D. Good) M. Popp, L. kigesiensis subsp. ragazziana (S. Ousted) M. Popp, L. kiwuensis (T. C. E. Fries) M. Popp, L. kiwuensis subsp. erlangeriana (S. Ousted) M. Popp, L. rotundifolia (Oliver) M. Popp, and L. scottii (Turrill) M. Popp.
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