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Thaspium Nutt.

, Gen. N. Amer. Pl. [Nuttall]. 1: 196 (-197) (1818).
IPNI Identifier
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30011901-2
Publication
The Genera of North American Plants. Philadelphia, USA
Collation
1: 196 (-197)
Date of Publication
14 Jul 1818
Family as entered in IPNI
Apiaceae

Type Information

Type Name
Designated Type: T. atropurpureum (Desr.) Nutt. (Smyrnium atropurpureum Desr.)
Chosen By
Pfeiff. Nomencl. Bot. [Pfeiff.] 2(2): 1388. 1874

Remarks

Etymology: “From the isle of Thaspia, which gave name to the Thapsia of the ancients, in allusion to its affinity with that genus.” [Nuttall erred on the spelling of the island's name: it is called Thapsia]

Links

Same citation as
Thaspium Nutt., Gen. N. Amer. Pl. [Nuttall]. 1: 196 (1818).