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M Sphaeranthus africanus L. 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 58D4C0BA-4514-4145-9CC9-F840D67E02F7) with original publication details: 1314 1763.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Sphaeranthus africanus var. africanus Synonym L TICA
Sphaeranthus africanus var. suberiflorus (Hayata) Yamam. Synonym L TICA
Sphaeranthus alatus Blanco Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus cochinchinensis Lour. Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus glaber DC. Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus hildebrandtii Baker Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus microcephalus Vatke Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus microcephalus Willd. Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus ovalis Steetz Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus sphenocleoides Oliv. & Hiern Synonym M TICA
Sphaeranthus suberiflorus Hayata Synonym M TICA

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-141808.

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