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Linnaean Name: Teucrium laxmannii Linnaeus
Reference: Systema Vegetabilium, ed. 13 : 439 (1774)
Provenance: "Habitat in Sibiria. D. Laxman."
Type: Neotype : Moldova. Khotin district, Lipkany, Plants of Bessarabia 1898, Keichel s.n. (LE)
Designated by: Navarro in Jarvis & al. (ed.), Taxon 50 : 521 (2001)
Current Name: Ajuga laxmannii (L.) Benth.
Current Family: Lamiaceae
Comments: Linnaeus evidently described this name based on Laxman material that is no longer extant, and Navarro therefore designated a neotype.
Record last updated: 28/11/2005