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⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-22274, with some changes.

H Bixa orellana L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Bixa (family Bixaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 22274) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 512 1753.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Bixa acuminata Bojer [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Bixa americana Poir. Synonym H WCSP
Bixa katangensis Delpierre Synonym H WCSP
Bixa odorata Ruiz & Pav. ex G.Don Synonym H WCSP
Bixa orellana var. leiocarpa (Kuntze) Standl. & L.O.Williams Synonym L WCSP
Bixa orellana f. leiocarpa (Kuntze) J.F.Macbr. Synonym L WCSP
Bixa orleana Noronha [Spelling variant] Synonym H WCSP
Bixa purpurea Sweet Synonym H WCSP
Bixa tinctaria Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Bixa upatensis Ram.Goyena Synonym H WCSP
Orellana americana (Poir.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Orellana americana var. leiocarpa Kuntze Synonym L WCSP
Orellana orellana (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP

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