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H Houstonia purpurea L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Houstonia (family Rubiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 100402) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 105 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:124319-2.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Anotis ciliolosa G.Don Synonym H WCSP
Anotis lanceolata DC. Synonym H WCSP
Anotis longifolia G.Don Synonym H WCSP
Anotis purpurea (L.) G.Don Synonym H WCSP
Chamisme purpurea (L.) Nieuwl. Synonym H WCSP
Diodia frankii Steud. & Hochst. ex C.Presl [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Hedyotis caroliniana Raeusch. Synonym H WCSP
Hedyotis ciliolata Torr. ex Spreng. Synonym H WCSP
Hedyotis frankii C.Presl Synonym H WCSP
Hedyotis nigricans var. rigidiuscula (A.Gray) Shinners Synonym L WCSP
Hedyotis purpurea (L.) Torr. & A.Gray Synonym H WCSP
Hedyotis purpurea f. albiflora (Standl.) Fosberg Synonym L WCSP
Hedyotis purpurea f. leucantha (Standl.) Fosberg Synonym L WCSP
Hedyotis purpurea f. pubescens (Britton) Fosberg Synonym L WCSP
Hedyotis umbellata Walter Synonym H WCSP
Houstonia angustifolia Pursh [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Houstonia angustifolia var. rigidiuscula A.Gray Synonym L WCSP
Houstonia lanceolata f. albiflora Standl. Synonym L WCSP
Houstonia latifolia Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. Synonym H WCSP
Houstonia macrosepala Nutt. Synonym H WCSP
Houstonia pubescens Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Houstonia purpurea var. pubescens Britton Synonym L WCSP
Houstonia purpurea f. pubescens (Britton) Fernald Synonym L WCSP
Houstonia purpurea var. purpurea Synonym L WCSP
Houstonia purpurea f. purpurea Synonym L TRO
Houstonia rigidiuscula (A.Gray) Wooton & Standl. Synonym H WCSP
Houstonia rupestris Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Houstonia tenuifolia f. leucantha Standl. Synonym L WCSP
Houstonia umbellata Walp. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Houstonia varians Michx. Synonym H WCSP
Knoxia purpurea (L.) Lam. ex Poir. Synonym H WCSP
Oldenlandia purpurea (L.) A.Gray Synonym H WCSP
Oldenlandia purpurea var. ciliolata (Torr. ex Spreng.) A.Gray Synonym L WCSP
Spermacoce lanceolata Frank ex C.Presl [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Houstonia purpurea var. calycosa A.Gray Accepted L WCSP 5
Houstonia purpurea var. montana (Small) Terrell Accepted L WCSP 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-100402.

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