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H Ansellia africana Lindl. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ansellia (family Orchidaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 10363) with original publication details: Edwards's Bot. Reg. 30: t. 12 1844.

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
Ansellia africana subsp. africana Synonym L WCSP
Ansellia africana var. nilotica Baker Synonym L WCSP
Ansellia confusa N.E.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Ansellia congoensis Rodigas Synonym H WCSP
Ansellia gigantea Rchb.f. Synonym H WCSP
Ansellia gigantea subsp. nilotica (Baker) Senghas Synonym L WCSP
Ansellia gigantea var. nilotica (Baker) Summerh. Synonym L WCSP
Ansellia humilis W.Bull Synonym H WCSP
Ansellia nilotica (Baker) N.E.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Cymbidium sandersonii Harv. 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
Ansellia africana subsp. australis (Summerh.) Senghas Accepted L WCSP 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-10363.

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