Willdenowia 36 – Article36157

Willdenowia – Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem
ISSN 0511-9618
© 2006 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem.

Leuenberger, B. E. & Arroyo-Leuenberger, S.: Humboldt, Bonpland, Kunth and the type specimen of Rauhia multiflora (Amaryllidaceae) from Peru.
Willdenowia 36 (Special Issue): 601-609.

The Humboldt & Bonpland type collection of the name Phaedranassa multiflora (now Rauhia multiflora) from Peru, located only in the general herbarium at Berlin-Dahlem, is notable for the presence of two field labels and various annotations. New insight in its history of identification and publication is provided by comparison with Bonpland's field book entry and Kunth's protologue. Further notes on the genus Rauhia are presented.

Key words:
taxonomy, herbarium specimen, history of botany, field notes,typification.

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