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Notes on the typification of Typha shuttleworthii (Typhaceae)

Department of Biology; University of Florence; 50121 Florence; Italy; Botanical Collections of the Natural History Museum; University of Florence; 50121 Florence; Italy
Department of Biology; University of Florence; 50121 Florence; Italy
Botanical Collections of the Natural History Museum; University of Florence; 50121 Florence; Italy
Monocots Typhaceae Typha shuttleworthii


Typha shuttleworthii W.D.J.Koch & Sond. in W.D.J.Koch (1844: 786) is a species distributed in Central and Southern Europe, from France to Ukraine (Leonova 1976; Cook 1980) as well as Turkey and Iran (Baytop 1984; Hamdi et al. 2009) but it may have been overlooked due to its resemblance to the better known Typha latifolia Linnaeus (1753: 971), especially in the early stages of inflorescence development. It was firstly described from Switzerland based on samples provided by Robert James Shuttleworth, who was an English botanist and malacologist active in Bern from 1833 to 1866 (Stafleu & Cowan 1985).


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