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Linnaean Name: Adansonia digitata Linnaeus
Reference: Systema Naturae, ed. 10, 2 : 1144 (1759)
Provenance: "Habitat [in Senegal, Aegypto.] Sp. Pl., ed. 2, 2: 960 (1763)"
Basionym of: Adansonia bahobab L. (1763), nom. illeg.
Generitype of: Adansonia Linnaeus
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 862.1 (LINN)
Designated by: Robyns in Dassanayake & Fosberg (ed.), Revised Handb. Fl. Ceylon 1 : 67 (1980)
Current Name: Adansonia digitata L.
Current Family: Bombacaceae
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Record last updated: 17/07/2006