Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)

Taxon: Acalypha forsteriana Mull.-Arg. in DC., Prodr. 15(2): 807. 1866.

Valid name: Homalanthus nutans (G. Forst.) Guill. in Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 2, 7: 186, n. 181. 1837 [as 'Omalanthus'] (Zephyritis: 34. 1837) nom. et orth. gen. cons. prop.

Other synonym(s): Acalypha virgata sensu G. Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr.: 67, n. 352. 1786, non L.1760. - Ricinocarpus forsterianus (Mull.-Arg.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 2: 618. 1891.

MW specimen No.: MW_00000135

Type status: Isolectotype

Label(s): 1 (by G.F. Hoffmann).

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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