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M Gazania rigens (L.) Gaertn. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from TICA (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 35B9F3C5-BEBE-4A6B-9913-50DD7A7594F6) with original publication details: Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 451 (1791) 451 1791.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Gazania leucolaena DC. Synonym M TICA
Gazania pavonia R.Br. Synonym M TICA
Gazania pavonia var. pavonia Synonym L TICA
Gazania rigens var. rigens Synonym L TICA
Gazania splendens Hend. & A.A.Hend. Synonym M TICA
Gazania splendens Lem. Synonym M TICA
Gazania × splendens Hort.Angl. Unresolved L TICA
Gazania uniflora (L.f.) Sims Synonym M TICA
Gazania uniflora var. leucolaena (DC.) Harv. Synonym L TICA
Gazania uniflora var. uniflora Synonym L TICA
Gorteria heterophylla Willd. Synonym M TICA
Gorteria pavonia Andrews Synonym M TICA
Gorteria rigens (L.) L. Synonym M TICA
Gorteria rigens Thunb. Synonym M TICA
Gorteria spectabilis Salisb. Synonym M TICA
Gorteria uniflora L.f. Synonym M TICA
Melanchrysum rigens (L.) Cass. Synonym M TICA
Meridiana splendens Kuntze Synonym M TICA
Meridiana tesselata Hill Synonym M TICA
Othonna rigens L. Synonym M TICA

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Gazania rigens var. uniflora (L.f.) Roessler Accepted L TICA 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-43626.

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