Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)

Taxon: Agrostis 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

Label(s): 1 (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.


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