The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project

Return to list  Search again
Linnaean Name: Osyris alba Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 2 : 1022 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Italia, Hispania, Monspelii."
Generitype of: Osyris Linnaeus
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 1161.1 (LINN)
Designated by: Miller in Jarvis & al. (ed.), Regnum Veg. 127 : 72 (1993)
Current Name: Osyris alba L.
Current Family: Santalaceae
Comments: Although Stauffer (in Mitt. Bot. Mus. Univ. Zürich 217: 314. 1961) indicated that the type was in LINN, he did not distinguish between the two collections there (which are not part of a single gathering so Art. 9.15 does not apply).
Record last updated: 24/02/2015