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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2596514, and has not been changed.

M Spachea elegans (G.Mey.) A.Juss. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Spachea (family Malpighiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Icon. Sel. Pl. 3: 19 1838.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Byrsonima elegans (G.Mey.) DC. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Byrsonima herbert-smithii Rusby Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Malpighia elegans G.Mey. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Spachea herbert-smithii (Rusby) Cuatrec. Synonym M TRO

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