Type collection of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW)




Taxon: Poa latifolia G. Forst., 1786, Fl. Ins. Austr.: 4, n. 44.

Valid name: Centotheca lappacea (L.) Desv. in Nouv. Bull. Sci. Philom. Paris 2: 189. 1810.

Other synonym(s): Holcus latifolius Osbeck, Dagb. Ostind. Resa: 247. 1757.
Torresia latifolia (Osbeck) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 2: 515. 1817.
Centotheca latifolia (Osbeck) Trin., Fund. Agrost.: 141. 1820.
Cenchrus lappaceus L., Sp. Pl., ed. 2: 1488. 1763.

MW specimen No.: MW_0000079

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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