Actaea spicata var. rubra Aiton

, Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 2: 221 (1789).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Name
Actaea spicata
Hortus Kewensis; or, a Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew. London
2: 221
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
M.L.Fernald, H.St.John 7500
Type Herbaria
neotype K
Distribution Of Types
Summerside, Prince (Prince Edward Island, Canada)


Basionym of
Actaea americana var. rubra (Aiton) Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. (Pursh) 2: 367 (1813).
Nomenclatural link
Christophoriana rubra (Aiton) Nieuwl.
Nomenclatural link
Actaea rubra (Aiton) Willd., Enum. Pl. [Willdenow] 1: 561 (1809).
Nomenclatural link
Actaea americana Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. (Pursh) 2: 367 (-368) (1813).
Nomenclatural link
Actaea brachypetala var. rubra (Aiton) DC., Syst. Nat. [Candolle] 1: 385 (1817).
Nomenclatural link
Christophoriana rubra Nieuwl., Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 326 (1914).