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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-14517, with some changes.

H Areca catechu L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Areca (family Arecaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 14517) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1189 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Areca cathechu Burm.f. Synonym H WCSP
Areca faufel Gaertn. Synonym H WCSP
Areca himalayana Griff. ex H.Wendl. Synonym H WCSP
Areca hortensis Lour. Synonym H WCSP
Areca nigra Giseke ex H.Wendl. Synonym H WCSP
Sublimia areca Comm. ex Mart. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP

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