The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pall. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from ILDIS (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 8929 [mirror]).


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Medicago officinalis (L.) E.H.L.Krause Synonym H ILDIS
Melilotus arenarius Grecescu Synonym H ILDIS
Melilotus arvensis Wallr. Synonym H ILDIS
Melilotus melilotus-officinalis Asch. & Graebn. Synonym H ILDIS
Melilotus neglectus Ten. Synonym H ILDIS
Melilotus pallidus Ser. Synonym H ILDIS
Melilotus petitpierreanus Willd. Synonym H ILDIS
Trifolium melilotus officinalis L. Synonym H ILDIS
Trifolium melilotus-officinalis L. Synonym H ILDIS
Trifolium officinale L. Synonym H ILDIS

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Melilotus officinalis subsp. alba (Medik.) H.Ohashi & Tateishi Accepted L ILDIS 1
Melilotus officinalis f. suaveolens (Ledeb.) H. Ohashi & Tateishi Accepted L TRO 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-8929, and has not been changed.