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Linnaean Name: Canna indica Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 1 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat inter tropicos Asiae, Africae, Americae."
Generitype of: Canna Linnaeus
Designated by: Hitchcock, Prop. Brit. Bot.: 114. 1929.
Type: Lectotype : Herb. A. van Royen No. 912.356-390 (L)
Designated by: Maas in Jarvis & al. (ed.), Regnum Veg. 127 : 29 (1993)
Current Name: Canna indica L.
Current Family: Cannaceae
Comments: Siddiqi (in Jafri & El-Gadi, Fl. Libya 74: 2. 1970) indicated Herb. Linn. 1.1 (LINN) as type but this collection is a post-1753 addition to the collection and ineligible as type. It is superseded by Maas' type choice.
Record last updated: 07/08/2006