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Group: Monocot Rank: species Kind: Name of a new Taxon Herbarium Placement: Lehmann, mid, J, 9

Authors: Published In: Flora indica; or, descriptions of Indian Plants 3: 742. 1832. (Fl. Ind. (ed. 1832)) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
Annotation: Roxburg described this species in 1832 in his Flora Indica. He wrote that it grew wild in Bengal and was cultivated at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Calcutta. A careful search of various herbaria known to hold collections made by Roxburg failed to reveal any authentic material of the species. In Wallich’s catalogue (1831), published the year before the protologue, two collections can be attributed to Pandanus foetidus: Wallich 8588 & 8591. The latter of these represents a staminate inflorescence (E [E00567756]; FI; K; M [M0175810]) from Sillet [Sylhet] in Bangladesh. The other collection, Wallich 8588, consists of leaves and separate drupes from Amherst in Burma. This collection, held at K with some possible duplicates in M, was cited under the nomen nudum, P. wallichianus (Martelli, 1913). The K specimen is designated as a neotype by Callmander & al., 2012: 333).
Type-Protologue
Locality: Burma: Amherst, 1827
Collector and Number: Neotypus (designated by Callmander et al. 2012: 333): Cat. Wallich 8588
Institution(s): (neo-: K [K000781275]; isoneo-: K [K000781 276], M [M0175808, M0175809, M0175813]?).
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Other names for this basionym:
Benstonea foetida (Roxb.) Callm. & Buerki
Projects: Pandanaceae

Attribution: The name data was provided by WCSP, World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/).
 
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