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Polygalaceae Polygala acicularis S.Watson

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 21: 445 (-446). 1886 [2 Jun 1886]

Nomenclatural Notes:

nom. illeg. later homonym non Oliv. (1868).


Chihuahua (Mexico, Northern America)

Type Information


C. G. Pringle 233


Calcareous ledges and banks, Santa Eulalia Mountains

Collection Date:


Type Location:

holotype GH


later homonym of:Polygalaceae Polygala acicularis Oliv. Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 132. 1868 [Oct 1868]

same citation as:Polygalaceae Polygala acicularis S.Watson Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts xxi. (1886) 445.

replaced synonym of:Polygalaceae Polygala watsonii Chodat Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 31(2(2)): 285, t. 26. 1893

Remarks: "The type number was cited by Dr. Watson and by Pringle in litt. as 233, but on the label of the specimen in the Gray Herbarium is printed 223, doubtless by error." (vide S. F. Blake, Contr. Gray Herb 47: 105. 1916).

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