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This name record (from WCSP (in review)) is not included in version 1.1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name is included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Moringa oleifera in version 1.1 of The Plant List.

M Moringa oleifera Lam. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Moringa (family Moringaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Encycl. 1: 398 1785.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Guilandina moringa L. Synonym M TRO
Hyperanthera moringa (L.) Vahl Synonym M TRO
Moringa moringa (L.) Millsp. Synonym M TRO
Moringa pterygosperma Gaertn. Synonym M TRO
Moringa zeylanica Burmann Synonym M TRO

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