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Linnaean Name: Ornithogalum minus Linnaeus
Reference: Mantissa Plantarum Altera : 364 (1771)
Type: Type not designated.
Current Name: Ornithogalum umbellatum L.
Current Family: Liliaceae/Hyacinthaceae
Comments: See comments by Stearn (in Ann. Mus. Goulandris 6: 168. 1983). Van Raamsdonk (in Proc. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch. C, 85: 565. 1982) wrongly treated this as a nomen nudum for, though very brief, Linnaeus' "simillimum praecedenti..sed huic petala acutiora" does provide a diagnosis.
Record last updated: 14/08/2006