Group Title: John & William Bartram specimen collection. Book 1 East Florida
Title: 8 - Southern Arrowwood 9 - Four-petal St. John's-wort
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Title: 8 - Southern Arrowwood 9 - Four-petal St. John's-wort
Series Title: John & William Bartram specimen collection. Book 1 East Florida
Physical Description: Herbarium specimen
Creator: Bartram, William
Publisher: Natural History Museum (London)
Subjects / Keywords: Bartram herbarium specimens -- Florida
Botanical specimens -- Collection and preservation -- Florida
Botany -- Florida
Spatial Coverage: North America -- Florida
Abstract: Original identification: 8 (Joseph Ewan) Viburnum rafinesquianum Schultes 9 (Joseph Ewan) Ascyrum tetrapetalum (Lam.) Vail Re-determination by Kent Perkins (KP) or J. Richard Abbott (JRA) 8 is Viburnum dentatum L., Southern arrowwood (Adoxaceae); Ewan's V. rafinesquianum is a more northern species found in the mountains and foothills. some treat V. dentatum as a variable species, including taxa like V. rafinesquianum, while others treat them as a complex of several closely related species. there is no single 'correct' answer. if one does choose to recognize V. rafinesquianum as distinct, then it does not occur in Florida; this specimen does not match the northern material either (petioles too long, stipules lacking, leaf shape wrong) 9 is probably Hypericum tetrapetalum Lam (Clusiaceae), which is the current name for Ascyrum tetrapetalum. Whoever put the strip across the flowers should be reprimanded. KP JRA - definitely H. tetrapetalum! the cordate-clasping leaves and the broadly ovate sepals clinch it. Ewan's Ascyrum is just an old name for the same thing (synonym
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Bibliographic ID: UF00084157
Volume ID: VID00003
Source Institution: Natural History Museum (London)
Holding Location: Natural History Museum (London)
Rights Management: All rights reserved by Natural History Museum (London)
Resource Identifier: BMNH image: BM000894926
Bartram ID: EF8_9

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