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Chimaphila maculata

Chimaphila

by Steven Clemants
Not peer reviewed
Last modified: 02/01/2013

Nomenclature

Chimaphila Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 279, 300. 1814. TYPE: Chimaphila maculata (L.) Pursh, type selected by Britton & Brown (1913).

Pipseva Raf., Autik. Bot. 105. 1840, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). Pserva Raf. ex Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 390. 1891. TYPE: Pipseva officinalis Raf. (=Chimaphila umbellata (L.) W. Barton).

Key to the species of Chimaphila

1. Leaves acuminate, with white veins...Chimaphila maculata
1. Leaves acute, without white veins...Chimaphila umbellata

List of Chimaphila Species

References

References to Chimaphila

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