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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2733828, with some changes.

M Comptonia peregrina (L.) Coult. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Comptonia (family Myricaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 127 1894.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Comptonia asplenifolia (L.) L'Hér. ex Aiton Synonym M TRO
Comptonia aspleniifolia (L.) Banks ex Gaertn. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Comptonia ceterach Mirb. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Comptonia peregrina var. asplenifolia (L.) Fernald Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Comptonia peregrina var. tomentosa A.Chev. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Liquidambar asplenifolia (L.) C.F. Ludw. Synonym M TRO
Liquidambar peregrina L. Synonym M TRO
Myrica aspleniifolia L. Synonym M TRO
Myrica comptonia C. DC. Synonym M TRO
Myrica peregrina (L.) Kuntze Synonym M TRO

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