Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)

Taxon: Melanthium pumilum G. Forst., Fasc. Pl. Magell.: 20, n. 14, t. 6. Mar-Apr 1788.

Valid name: Astelia pumila (G. Forst.) [R. Br., Prodr.: 291. 1810, sine comb.] Spreng., Syst. Veg. 2: 144. Jan-Mai 1825.

Other synonym(s): Melanthium pumilum G. Forst. in Commentat. Soc. Regiae Sci. Gott. 9: 30, n. 14, t. 6. Mai 1789. - Funckia pumila (G. Forst.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl.: 711. 1891. - Funckia magellanica Willd. in Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin Mag. Neuesten Entdeck. Gesammten Naturk. 2: 19. 1808, nom. illeg. (incl. Melanthium pumilum G. Forst. 1789).

MW specimen No.: MW_0000083

Type status: Isolectotypus

Label(s): 1. (verso), watermark.

Origin: Trinius herbarium. Collected on 2nd Cook Expedition (1772-1775).

Notes: Lectotypification and taxonomy by Dan H. Nicolson (US) 2/2000.


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