New lectotypification of the Linnaean name Buchnera asiatica (Orobanchaceae)

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The typification of the Linnaean name Buchnera asiatica is discussed. The name is lectotypified using a specimen from the Linnaean Herbarium at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm (S-LINN).

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The author is grateful to Dr P. Singh, Director, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata and to The Head of Office, Botanical Survey of India, Southern Regional Centre, Coimbatore for facilities. I am also grateful to the Curator of S-LINN herbarium, Stockholm for information and images of type specimens.

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Singh, R.K. New lectotypification of the Linnaean name Buchnera asiatica (Orobanchaceae). Kew Bull 75, 23 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-020-9872-8

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Key Words

  • China
  • lectotype
  • Linnaeus
  • Linnaean herbarium
  • Sri Lanka
  • Striga asiatica