Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)

Taxon: Breynia disticha J. R. Forst. et G. Forst., Char. Gen. Pl.: 73, t. 73. 1775; ibid., ed. 2: 146, t. 73. 1776; G. Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr.: 75, n. 400. 1786

Valid name: Glochidion ramiflorum J. R. Forst. et G. Forst.

Other synonym(s): Breynia axillaris Spreng., Pl. Min. Cogn. Pug. 2: 93. 1815, nom. illeg. (incl. Breynia disticha J. R. Forst. et G. Forst. 1775). - Melanthera neocaledonica var. forsteri Mull. Arg. in Linnaea 32: 74. 1863. -Phyllanthus cernuus Poir. in Lam., Encycl. 2: 14. 1786. - Phyllanthus ciccaoides Mull. Arg. in Linnaea 32: 13. 1863. - Phyllanthus nivosus W. G. Sm. in Fl. Mag. (London) n.s. 1874: t. 120. 1874. - Breynia nivosa (W. G. Sm.) Small in Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 37: 516. 1910.

MW specimen No.: MW_00000132

Type status: Isolectotype


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

Notes: The specimen was mounted in the 20th century. Two old covers of specimen are survived, one greyish paper with watermark of type 1 while another of rose paper with watermark type2. Typification and taxonomy by Dan H. Nicolson (US) 2/2000.

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