Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)




Taxon: Elatostema sessile J. R. Forst. et G. Forst., Char. Gen. Pl.: 53, n. 2, 1775; ibid., ed. 2: 106, n. 2. 1776.

Valid name: Elatostema sessile J. R. Forst. et G. Forst.

Other synonym(s): Sciophila sessilis (J. R. Forst. et G. Forst.) Gaud., Voy. Uranie: 493, t. 494. 1830. - Procris sessilis (J. R. Forst. et G. Forst.) Hook. et Arn., Bot. Beechey Voy.: 70. 1832. - Langeveldia sessilis (J. R. Forst. et G. Forst.) Setchell in Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 12: 169. 1926. - Dorstenia pubescens G. Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr.: 11, n. 59. 1786, nom. illeg. (incl. Elatostema sessile J. R. Forst. et G. Forst. 1775). - Elatostema pubescens Pers., Syn. Pl. 2: 557. 1807, nom. illeg. (incl. Elatostema sessile J. R. Forst. et G. Forst. 1775). - Procris australis Spreng., Syst. Pl. 3: 846. 1826, nom. illeg. (incl. Elatostema sessile J. R. Forst. et G. Forst. 1775).

MW specimen No.: MW_00000104

Type status: Isolectotype

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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 rose paper with watermark type 2 is survived. Typification and taxonomy by Dan H. Nicolson (US) 2/2000.

 


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