Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)

Taxon: Epidendrum autumnale G. Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr.: 60, n. 319. 1786.

Valid name: Earina autumnalis (G. Forst.) Hook. f., Fl. Nov.-Zel. 1: 239. 1853.

Other synonym(s): Cymbidium autumnale (G. Forst.) Sw. in Nova Acta Regiae Sci. Soc. Upsal. 6: 72. 1799. - Malaxis autumnalis (G. Forst.) Spreng., Pl. Min. Cogn. Pug. 2: 81. 1815. - Earina mucronata Lindl. in Bot. Reg. 20: sub t. 1699. 1834, nom. illeg. (incl. Epidendrum autumnale G. Forst. 1786).

MW specimen No.: MW_0000091

Type status: Original material

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

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


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