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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2609574, with some changes.

M Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Abelmoschus (family Malvaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Methodus 617 1794.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Abelmoschus bammia Webb Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Abelmoschus longifolius (Willd.) Kostel. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Abelmoschus officinalis (DC.) Endl. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Abelmoschus praecox Sickenb. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Abelmoschus tuberculatus Pal & Singh Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Abelmoschus tuberculatus var. deltoidefolius T.K.Paul & M.P.Nayar Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus esculentus L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus ficifolius Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus longifolius Willd. Synonym M TRO
Hibiscus praecox Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)

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