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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2484914, and has not been changed.

M Saponaria officinalis L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Saponaria (family Caryophyllaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 408 1753.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Bootia saponaria Neck. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Bootia vulgaris Neck. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Lychnis officinalis (L.) Scop. Synonym M TRO
Lychnis saponaria Jess. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Silene saponaria Fr. ex Willk. & Lange Synonym M TRO

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