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Lectotypification of Clematis virginiana L (Ranunculaceae)

Author(s): F. B. Essig and C. E. Jarvis

Month: May
Year: 1989

Journal: Taxon
Volume: 38
Issue: 2
Pages: 271-277

Article Topic(s): Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Clematis virginiana (Devil's darning needles),


Discusses the taxonomy and botanical description of Clematis virginiana, and assigns a specimen in the Linnaean Herbarium at Uppsala as the lectotype for this species. A lectotype is a formally named specimen that serves as a reference for identifying a species.

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F. B. Essig and C. E. Jarvis. "Lectotypification of Clematis virginiana L (Ranunculaceae)." Taxon 38.2 (1989): 271-277.

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