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Linnaean Name: Viburnum lantana Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 268 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Europae australioris sepibus argillosis."
Generitype of: Viburnum Linnaeus
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Burser XXIII: 18 (UPS)
Designated by: Press in Taxon 41 : 572 (1992)
Current Name: Viburnum lantana L.
Current Family: Caprifoliaceae
Comments: Viburnum lantana, with the type designated by Press, was proposed as conserved type of the genus by Jarvis (in Taxon 41: 572. 1992). However, the proposal was eventually ruled unnecessary by the General Committee (see Barrie, l.c. 55: 795-796. 2006 for a review of the history of this and related proposals).
Record last updated: 10/10/2006