Torenia asiatica L.,

Jarvis, Charlie, 2007, Chapter 7: Linnaean Plant Names and their Types (part T), Order out of Chaos. Linnaean Plant Types and their Types, London: Linnaean Society of London in association with the Natural History Museum, pp. 878-905: 889-890

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.291971

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scientific name

Torenia asiatica L.
status

 

Torenia asiatica Linnaeus  , Species Plantarum 2: 619. 1753.

"Habitat in India. Toren." RCN: 4475.

Lectotype (Saldanha in Bull. Bot. Sum India 8: 126. 1966): Torén, Herb. Linn. No. 770.1 ( LINN)  .

Generitype of Torenia Linnaeus. 

Current name: Torenia asiatica L.  ( Scrophulariaceae  ).

Note: The story of the discovery of this plant by Olof Torén and the questions raised about its provenance have been discussed by Torén (in Svenska-Linné Sällsk. Årsskr. 36: 17-56. 1954), who also illustrates the type specimen as Bild 24, Saldanha (in Bull. Bot. Surv. India 8: 126. 1966) and Burtt (in Rheedea 1: 5-7. 1991).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Lamiales

Family

Linderniaceae

Genus

Torenia

Loc

Torenia asiatica L.

Jarvis, Charlie 2007
2007
Loc

Torenia asiatica

Linnaeus 1753: 619
1753