ovata G. Forst., 1786, Fl. Ins. Austr.: 8, n. 40.
Valid name: Echinopogon
ovatus (G. Forst.) Beauv., 1812. Ess. Agrost.: 161.
Other synonym(s): Cinna ovata (G. Forst.) Kunth,
Rev. Gram. 1: 67. 1829.
MW specimen No.: MW_0000076
Type status: Isolectotypus
(on the old cover).
Origin: Forster collection from Hoffmann's herbarium.
Collected on 2nd Cook Expedition (1772-1775).
Notes: Lectotypification and taxonomy by Dan
H. Nicolson (US) 2/2000.
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.