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Basellaceae Basella alba L.

Sp. Pl. 1: 272. 1753 [1 May 1753] View page [BHL]


Mahakali Zone: Kanchapur District, 15 miles W. of Dhangarhi, Nepal (Indian Subcontinent, Asia-Tropical)

Type Information


D. H. Nicolson 2848


"Habitat in Syria?"

Collection Date:


Chosen by:

Sidwell Novon 9(4): 563. 1999

Type Location:

neotype BM
isoneotype US?

Remarks: B. alba L. (1753) and B. rubra L. (1753) have equal priority; Roxburgh (Fl. Ind. 2: 275. 1832) chose to accept B. alba and cited B. rubra as a synonym; his choice established the priority of B. alba over B. rubra.

Id: 164286-1 Version: View Record history

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