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Showing Hydrocotyle intertexta
Type: "Elle a été rapportée de la Nouvelle-Hollande par M. R. Brown. (V.S.)"
APC Comment: A name of uncertain application.
Lectotype: "Type citation: ‘Elle a été rapportée de la Nouvelle-Hollande par M. R. Brown. (V.S.)’. Type specimens: King George III Sound [Albany, Western Australia], December 1801, R. Brown s.n. (lecto, here designated: P 00115415 image!; isolecto: P 00115414 image!); King George III Sound [Albany, Western Australia], December 1801, R. Brown s.n. (excluded syn: BM 000810385 image!, K 000686148 image!, K 000686149 image!, MEL 7978!)."
Etymology: "The epithet is derived from the Latin intertextus, meaning ‘interwoven’, probably in reference to the prominent tubercles on the fruit which are longitudinally arranged along the margins of the lateral and dorsal ribs of the mericarps, often with interconnecting transverse ridges, making them appear interwoven ..."