Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)

Taxon: Gahnia procera J. R. Forst. et G. Forst., Char. Gen. Pl.: 26, t. 26. 1775; ibid., ed. 2. 52, t. 26. 1776; G. Forst. in Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 3: 178, n. V. 1780.

Valid name: Gahnia procera J. R. Forst. et G. Forst.

Other synonym(s): Lamprocarya schoenoides (G. Forst.) R. Br. [Prodr.: 238. 1810, sine comb.] ex Guill. in Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 2, 6: 317, n. 105. 1836 (Zephyritis: 21. 1837).

MW specimen No.: MW_0000082

Type status: Isolectotypus

Label(s): 1, 2. (on the old greyish 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 rose paper with watermark type 2 is survived. Lectotypification and taxonomy by Dan H. Nicolson (US) 2/2000.


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