Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)




Taxon: Phormium tenax J. R. Forst. et G. Forst., Char. Gen. Pl.: 24, t. 24. 1775; ibid., ed. 2: 48, t. 24. 1776; G. Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr.: 25, n. 153. 1786.

Valid name: Phormium tenax J. R. Forst. et G. Forst.

Other synonym(s): Chlamydia tenacissima Gaertn., Fruct. 1: 71., t. 18. 1790, nom. illeg. (incl. Phormium tenax J. R. Forst. & G. Forst. 1775). - Lachenalia ramosa Lam., Encycl. 3: 373. 1792, nom. illeg. (incl. Phormium tenax J. R. Forst. & G. Forst. 1775).

MW specimen No.: MW_0000084

Type status: Isolectotypus

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

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

 


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