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Taxon: Rhinanthus major L.

Genus: Rhinanthus
Family: Orobanchaceae. Also placed in: Scrophulariaceae
Nomen number: 411255
Place of publication: Amoen. acad. 3:53. 1756
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: non Rhinanthus major auct. (= R. angustifolius C. C. Gmel.)
Name verified on: 30-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Jan-2007
No species priority site assigned.


Distributional range:

    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Moldova; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia; Italy [n.]; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [n.]


  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Rothmaler, W. 1939. Die Erscheinungsdaten von Lamarck's Encyclopédie. Chron. Bot. 5:440. [re. publication in Amoen. acad.].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [= R. alectorolophus (Scop.) Pollich].


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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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