Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Vol 70, No 2 (2013)

Lectotypification of the Linnaean name Bosea yervamora (Amaranthaceae)

Duilio Iamonico
Laboratory of Phytogeography and Applied Geobotany, Department PDTA, University of Rome, Spain


The typification of the name Bosea yervamora L. (Amaranthaceae) is discussed under the light of historical knowledge of Canarian plants in Linnean herbaria. An illustration from Sloane is designated as the lectotype. A specimen from BM-SL (Sloane collection) is designated as typotype.


Bosea; Canary Islands; Linnaean name; typification

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