The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Melittis melissophyllum L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 124152) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 597 1753.

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
Melissa sylvestris Lam. Synonym H WCSP
Melissa tragi Garsault [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Melittis grandiflora Sm. Synonym H WCSP
Melittis hispanica Klokov Synonym H WCSP
Melittis kerneriana Klokov Synonym H WCSP
Melittis melissifolium Salisb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Melittis melissophyllum var. grandiflora (Sm.) Nyman Synonym L WCSP
Melittis melissophyllum subsp. melissophyllum Synonym L WCSP
Oenonea melissifolia Bubani 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
Melittis melissophyllum subsp. albida (Guss.) P.W.Ball Accepted L WCSP 3
Melittis melissophyllum subsp. carpatica (Klokov) P.W.Ball Accepted L WCSP 9

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 kew-124152.

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