Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)

Taxon: Urtica ruderalis G. Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr.: 66, n. 344. 1786.

Valid name: Laportea ruderalis (G. Forst.) Chew in Gard. Bull. Singapore 21: 201. 1965.

Other synonym(s): Schychowskia ruderalis (G. Forst.) Endl. in Ann. Wiener Mus. Naturgesch. 1: 165, n. 862 et 187, t. 13. 1836. - Fleurya ruderalis (G. Forst.) Gaud. [Voy. Uranie: 479. 1830, sine comb.] ex Guill. in Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 2, 7: 183, n. 168. 1837 (Zephyritis: 31. 1837).

MW specimen No.: MW_00000108

Type status: Isolectotype

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

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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