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Showing Boea magellanica
Lectotype: "[Papua New Guinea or Solomon Islands], Port Praslin, vii 1766 [The date reported on the specimens is not correct and the likely year is 1768 (Trimen, 1876) [i.e. H.Trimen, J.Linn.Soc., Bot. 15(84): 163-165 (1876)], Commerson s.n. (lecto P [P00061214], designated here; isolecto BM [BM001031560], C [C10013551], LINN, P [P03884601, P00700922], G [G00300724, 2 sheets])."
APC Comment: A Solomon Islands taxon, placed in synonymy of Boea commersonii R.Br., nom. illeg. by J.J.Bennett et al., Pl. Jav. Rar. 2: 120 (1840). Boea commersonii was erroneously recorded for Australia by C.B.Clarke in A. & C. de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 5: 145 (1883).