Occurrence record: MEL:MEL 2486308A

PreservedSpecimen of Bixa orellana | Lipstick tree


Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 2486308A
Occurrence ID 5db90ba8-c158-4b82-a1db-5255fe7f39fd
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Whitmee, S.J.
Collecting number 131
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification verification status verified
Identification ID 044f667c-6900-4a65-af84-88185334cc88
Identification remarks Bixa orellana var. purpura


Identification remarks Bixa orellana var. purpura
Date precision Not Supplied


Scientific name Bixa orellana
Taxon rank species
Common name Lipstick tree
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Malvales
Family Bixaceae
Genus Bixa
Species Bixa orellana
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship L.


Country Samoa
Locality Samoa.
Verbatim locality Samoa.
Country code WS

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