Pinalia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 31 (1825), pro syn.
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30355-1
Publication
Prodromus Florae Nepalensis, sive Enumeratio Vegetabilium, quae in Itinere per Nepaliam Proprie Dictam et Rgiones Conterminas, Ann. 1802-1803. Detexit atque legit D. D. Franciscus Hamilton, (olim Buchanan) M.D. London
Collation
31
Family as entered in IPNI
Orchidaceae

Nomenclatural Notes

Status: pro syn. Don cited Pinalia alba as a synonym of Octomeria spicata D.Don

Remarks

Etymology: Mark Watson [E; pers. comm.] checked Buchanan Hamilton’s manuscript and found that Hamilton derived the genus name “Pinalia” from the then existed Nepalese local name “Bun Pinali’ (not in use now?) for this taxon.