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Linnaean Name: Fraxinus excelsior Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 2 : 1057 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Europae sepibus."
Generitype of: Fraxinus Linnaeus
Designated by: Green, Prop. Brit. Bot.: 194. 1929.
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Clifford: 469, Fraxinus 1 (BM-000647544)
Designated by: Green in Jarvis & al. (ed.), Regnum Veg. 127 : 47 (1993)
Current Name: Fraxinus excelsior L.
Current Family: Oleaceae
Comments: Nikolaev (in Bot. Zhurn. 66: 1423. 1981) indicated unspecified material in LINN as type but no sheet there is associated with this name.
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Record last updated: 28/07/2006