Viola × modesta House

, Bull. New York State Mus. Nat. Hist. 254: 509 (1924), nom. illeg.
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Bulletin of the New York State Museum of Natural History
254: 509
Date of Publication
Sep 1924
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
P. Dowell 4723
Grasmere, Staten Island
Collection Date
29 May 1907
Type Herbaria
holotype NY?
Distribution Of Types
New York (Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America)

Nomenclatural Notes

Status: nom. illeg. later homonym non Fenzl (1842)


House did not provide a description/diagnosis; his reference to V. lanceolata x primulifolia Dowell (Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 37: 176, t. 17. 1910) provides a description and validates the name.


Same citation as
Viola × modesta House, New York State Mus. Bull. No. 254, 509 (1924).
Hybrid Parent
Viola lanceolata L., Sp. Pl. 2: 934 (1753).
Hybrid Parent
Viola primulifolia L., Sp. Pl. 2: 934 (1753).