Circaea minima Mill.

, Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. Circaea no. 2 (1754).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
The Gardeners Dictionary: containing the methods of cultivating and improving all sorts of trees, plants, and flowers, for the kitchen, fruit, and pleasure gardens, as also those which are used in medicine : with directions for the culture of vineyards, and making of wine in England : in which likewise are included the practical parts of husbandry ...4th ed., corrected and enlarged. London
Circaea no. 2
Date of Publication
28 Jan 1754
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

in the woods near the Hague
Distribution Of Types
Netherlands (Middle Europe, Europe)

Nomenclatural Notes

(as Circea minima)


Miller mentioned The smallest Inchanter's Nightshade and great Runners in a Garden; otherwise the protologue lacks a diagnosis/description; Miller's reference to Circea minima Col., however, provides a description (see R. Morison, Pl. Hist. Univ. 2: 671. 1715)


Circaea minima L., Mant. Pl. Altera 316 (1771), isonym.
Circaea minima Lam., Fl. Franç. (Lamarck) 3: 473 (1779), isonym.