The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2680786, and has not been changed.

M Bougainvillea spinosa (Cav.) Heimerl is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Bougainvillea (family Nyctaginaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(1b): 27 1889.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Bougainvillea patagonica Decne. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Bougainvillea spinosa var. conferta Chodat Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Bougainvillea spinosa f. eubracteata Heimerl Synonym L TRO
Bougainvillea spinosa f. microbracteata Heimerl Synonym L TRO
Bougainvillea spinosa f. parvifolia Heimerl Synonym L TRO
Tricycla spinosa Cav. Synonym M TRO

Further information

The following databases may contain further information on this name. Please click on any button to follow a link to that database.

To return to The Plant List: please use your browser's back button to return to this page.