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Basellaceae Basella rubra L.

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


India (Indian Subcontinent, Asia-Tropical)

Type Information


"Habitat in India."

Chosen by:

Verdc. in Milne-Redh. & Polhill Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Basell. 2. 1968

Type Location:

lectotype BM Herb. Hermann 5: 207, No. 119 [icon]

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.

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