The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Sphaeranthus suaveolens (Forssk.) DC. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Sphaeranthus (family Compositae).

The record derives from TICA (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 80466B50-C427-421F-9E87-ADFC9B8E4730) with original publication details: 370 1836.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Polycephalos suaveolens Forssk. Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus abyssinicus Steetz Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus cufodontii Lanza Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus kotschyi Sch.Bip. ex Schweinf. [Invalid] Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus napierae Ross-Craig Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus suaveolens var. abyssinicus (Steetz) Ross-Craig Synonym L TICA
Sphaeranthus suaveolens var. angustifolius Oliv. Synonym L TICA
Sphaeranthus suaveolens var. suaveolens Synonym L TICA
Sphaeranthus suaveolens var. tetraphyllus (S.Moore) Ross-Craig Synonym L TICA
Sphaeranthus tetraphyllus S.Moore Synonym M TICA

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-109148, and has not been changed.