Clintonia Raf.

, Amer. Monthly Mag. & Crit. Rev. 2: 266 (1818).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review
2: 266
Date of Publication
Feb 1818
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Type Information

Type Name
C. borealis (Aiton) Rafinesque (Dracaena borealis Aiton)


Generic name honors: DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828); served as Governor of New York State (1817-1823); Rafinesque (New Flora of N. America 2: 78. 1837 (1836)) stated: Clintonia ... dedicated to my friend the worthy D. Clinton a worthy Philosopher, Naturalist and Botanist as eminent as Jefferson.


Same citation as
Clintonia Raf., Amer. Monthly Mag. & Crit. Rev. 2(4): 266. 1818; Journ. Phys. lxxxix. (1819) 102.