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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-44645, and has not been changed.

H Cocos nucifera L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Cocos (family Arecaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 44645) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1188 1753.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Calappa nucifera (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Cocos indica Royle Synonym H WCSP
Cocos nana Griff. Synonym H WCSP
Cocos nucifera var. synphyllica Becc. Synonym L WCSP
Palma cocos Mill. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP

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