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Linnaean Name: Swertia perennis Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 226 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Helvetia, Bavaria."
Generitype of: Swertia Linnaeus
Designated by: Hitchcock, Prop. Brit. Bot.: 138. 1929.
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 327.1 (LINN)
Designated by: Barrie in Jarvis & al. (ed.), Regnum Veg. 127 : 92 (1993)
Current Name: Swertia perennis L.
Current Family: Gentianaceae
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Record last updated: 21/04/2006