The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Abrus pulchellus Thwaites is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Abrus (family Leguminosae).

The record derives from ILDIS (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 2479 [mirror]).


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Abrus fruticulosus auct. non Wight & Arn. Misapplied H ILDIS
Abrus laevigatus sensu Breteler Misapplied H ILDIS
Abrus melanospermus Hassk. Synonym H ILDIS
Abrus pulchellus subsp. pulchellus Synonym L ILDIS
Abrus stictosperma Berhaut Synonym H ILDIS
Abrus stictospermus Berhaut Synonym M TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Abrus pulchellus subsp. cantoniensis (Hance) Verdc. Accepted L ILDIS 2
Abrus pulchellus var. latifoliolatus (De Wild.) De Wild. Accepted L TRO 1
Abrus pulchellus subsp. mollis (Hance) Verdc. Accepted L ILDIS 1
Abrus pulchellus subsp. suffruticosus (Boutique) Verdc. Accepted L ILDIS 3
Abrus pulchellus subsp. tenuiflorus (Benth.) Verdc. Accepted L ILDIS 1

The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record ild-2479.

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