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Linnaean Name: Actaea spicata Linnaeus var. spicata
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 504 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in nemoribus Europae."
Generitype of: Actaea Linnaeus
Designated by: Huth in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 16: 308. 1892
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 665.1 (LINN)
Designated by: Jonsell & Jarvis in Jarvis & al. (ed.), Regnum Veg. 127 : 14 (1993)
Current Name: Actaea spicata L.
Current Family: Ranunculaceae
Comments: Jonsell & Jarvis (in Nordic J. Bot. 14: 160. 1994) provide more details concerning their formal 1993 typification.
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Record last updated: 22/03/2006