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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-26600295, with some changes.

M Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Pteridium (family Dennstaedtiaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as an accepted name (record 26600295) with original publication details: Bot. Ost-Afrika 3(3): 11 11 1879.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Pteridium aquilinum var. lanuginosum Henriq. Synonym L TRO
Pteridium aquilinum subsp. typicum R.M. Tryon Synonym L TRO
Pteridium japonicum Tardieu & C. Chr. Synonym M TRO
Pteridium latiusculum (Desv.) Hieron. ex Fries Synonym M TRO
Pteris aquilina L. Synonym M TRO
Pteris aquilina Michx. Synonym M TRO
Pteris aquilina f. glabrior Carruth. Synonym L TRO
Pteris aquilina var. lanuginosa (Bory ex Willd.) Hook. Synonym L TRO
Pteris capensis Thunb. Synonym M TRO
Pteris lanuginosa Bory ex Willd. Synonym M TRO

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