Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)

Taxon: Lepidium oleraceum G. Forst., Pl. Esc.: 69, n. 38. 1786, nom. illeg. (later homonym with a different type than Sparrman's uncited 1780 name); G. Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr.: 46, n. 248. 1786.

Valid name: Lepidium oleraceum G. Forst. ex Sparrm. in Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 3: 193. 1780.

Other synonym(s): Thlaspi oleraceum Poir. in Lam., Encycl. 7: 547. 1806. - Nasturtium oleraceum (Poir.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl.: 937. 1891.

MW specimen No.: MW_00000113

Type status: Isolectotype

Label(s): 1 (on the old cover).

Origin: Forster collection from Hoffmann's herbarium. Collected on 2nd Cook Expedition (1772-1775).

Notes: The specimen was mounted in the 20th century. An old cover of greyish paper with watermark type 1 is survived. Typification and taxonomy by Dan H. Nicolson (US) 2/2000.


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