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Linnaean Name: Verbascum × thapsi Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum, ed. 2, 2 : 1669 (1763)
Provenance: "Habitat in Europa rarius. Filius observabit."
Type: Type not designated.
Current Name: Verbascum sp.
Current Family: Scrophulariaceae
Comments: The precise application of this name appears uncertain. Linnaeus identified this as a hybrid between V. lychnitis L. and V. thapsus L.
Record last updated: 11/05/2006