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⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-89085, with some changes.

H Genipa americana L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Genipa (family Rubiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 89085) with original publication details: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 2: 931 1759.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Gardenia brasiliensis Spreng. Synonym H WCSP
Gardenia genipa Sw. Synonym H WCSP
Gardenia hexandra Willd. ex Schult. Synonym H WCSP
Gardenia oblongifolia (Ruiz & Pav.) Poir. Synonym H WCSP
Genipa americana var. caruto (Kunth) K.Schum. Synonym L WCSP
Genipa americana f. grandifolia Chodat & Hassl. Synonym L WCSP
Genipa americana f. jorgensenii Steyerm. Synonym L WCSP
Genipa americana f. parvifolia Chodat & Hassl. Synonym L WCSP
Genipa americana var. riobranquensis Kuhlm. Synonym L WCSP
Genipa barbata C.Presl Synonym H WCSP
Genipa brasiliana A.Rich. Synonym H WCSP
Genipa brasiliensis (Spreng.) Baill. Synonym H WCSP
Genipa caruto Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Genipa codonocalyx Standl. Synonym H WCSP
Genipa cymosa Spruce Synonym M TRO
Genipa excelsa K.Krause Synonym H WCSP
Genipa grandifolia Pers. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Genipa humilis Vell. Synonym H WCSP
Genipa nervosa Spruce Synonym M TRO
Genipa oblongifolia Ruiz & Pav. Synonym H WCSP
Genipa oleosa Rojas Acosta Synonym H WCSP
Genipa pubescens DC. Synonym H WCSP
Genipa venosa Standl. Synonym H WCSP

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