Schizodium cornutum (L.) Schltr.

Jarvis, Charlie, 2007, pp 705 - 708 in: Order out of Chaos, Order out of Chaos: Linnaean Plant Names and their Types, London: The Linnean Society of London, pp. 705-708: 705

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Schizodium cornutum (L.) Schltr.


Orchis biflora Linnaeus  , Species Plantarum, ed. 2, 2: 1330. 1763.

“ Habitat ad Cap. b. Spei.” RCN: 6800.

Replaced synonym: Satyrium cornutum L.  (1760).

Lectotype (Linder in J. S. African Bot. 47: 359, f. 9.1, 9.2. 1981):

Herb. Burman (G).

Current name: Schizodium cornutum (L.) Schltr.  LSID  ( Orchidaceae  LSID  ).

Note: A. nomen novum in Orchis  lor Satyrium  cornutum  L. (1760), non Orchis  cornuta  L. (1760). Garay (in Harvard Pap. Bot. 2: 49. 1997) wrongly treated O. biflora  as illegitimate.