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Linnaean Name: Allium sativum Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 296 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Sicilia."
Generitype of: Allium Linnaeus
Designated by: Hitchcock, Prop. Brit. Bot.: 145. 1929.
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Burser III: 90 (UPS)
Designated by: de Wilde-Duyfjes in Taxon 22 : 81 (1973)
Current Name: Allium sativum L.
Current Family: Liliaceae/Alliaceae
Comments: Although de Wilde-Duyfjes indicated the Burser material as a neotype, it is in fact original material for the name so her choice is accepted as a lectotypification under Art. 9.8.
Record last updated: 09/08/2006