Basella rubra L.

, Sp. Pl. 1: 272 (1753).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:164302-1
Publication
Species Plantarum
Collation
1: 272
Date of Publication
1 May 1753
Family as entered in IPNI
Basellaceae

Type Information

Locality
Habitat in India.
Type Herbaria
lectotype BM Herb. Hermann 5: 207, No. 119 [icon]
Chosen By
Verdc. in Milne-Redh. & Polhill Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Basell. 2. 1968
Distribution Of Types
India (Indian Subcontinent, Asia-Tropical)

Original Data

Remarks
Reg. trop

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.