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H Melissa officinalis L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Melissa (family Lamiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 124103) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 592 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:450084-1.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Faucibarba officinalis (L.) Dulac Synonym H WCSP
Melissa altissima Sm. Synonym H WCSP
Melissa bicornis Klokov Synonym H WCSP
Melissa cordifolia Pers. Synonym H WCSP
Melissa corsica Benth. Synonym H WCSP
Melissa foliosa Opiz ex Rchb. Synonym H WCSP
Melissa graveolens Host Synonym H WCSP
Melissa hirsuta Hornem. Synonym H WCSP
Melissa occidentalis Raf. ex Benth. Synonym H WCSP
Melissa officinalis subsp. altissima (Sm.) Arcang. Synonym L WCSP
Melissa officinalis var. altissima (Sm.) K.Koch Synonym L WCSP
Melissa officinalis var. cordifolia (Pers.) K.Koch Synonym L WCSP
Melissa officinalis var. foliosa Briq. Synonym L WCSP
Melissa officinalis var. graveolens (Host) Nyman Synonym L WCSP
Melissa officinalis var. hirsuta K.Koch Synonym L WCSP
Melissa officinalis subsp. officinalis Synonym L WCSP
Melissa officinalis var. romana (Mill.) Woodv. Synonym L WCSP
Melissa officinalis var. villosa Benth. Synonym L WCSP
Melissa romana Mill. Synonym H WCSP
Melissa taurica Benth. Synonym H WCSP
Mutelia officinalis (L.) Gren. ex Mutel Synonym H WCSP
Thymus melissa E.H.L.Krause 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
Melissa officinalis subsp. inodora Bornm. Accepted L WCSP 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-124103.

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