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Solanaceae Mandragora officinarum L.

Sp. Pl. 1: 181. 1753 [1 May 1753] View page [BHL]

Type Information


"Habitat in Hispaniae, Italiae, Cretae, Cycladum apricis."

Chosen by:

S.Knapp Regnum Veg. 127: 64. 1993

Type Location:

lectotype UPS (Herb. Burser IX: 26)

Remarks: Linnaeus used the epithet "officinarum" (= of the medicinal shops, generally those of the apothecaries) as a noun in genitive.

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