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H Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 149975) with original publication details: Voy. Yemen 142 1889.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Manettia lanceolata (Forssk.) Vahl Synonym H WCSP
Mussaenda aegyptiaca Poir. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Mussaenda lanceolata (Forssk.) Spreng. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Mussaenda luteola Delile [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Neurocarpaea lanceolata (Forssk.) R.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Ophiorrhiza lanceolata Forssk. Synonym H WCSP
Pentanisia suffruticosa Klotzsch Synonym H WCSP
Pentas ainsworthii Scott-Elliot Synonym H WCSP
Pentas klotzschii Vatke [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Pentas lanceolata subsp. lanceolata Synonym L WCSP
Pentas lanceolata var. lanceolata Synonym L TRO
Pentas lanceolata var. membranacea Verdc. Synonym L WCSP
Pentas lanceolata f. velutina Verdc. Synonym L WCSP
Pentas schweinfurthii Scott-Elliot Synonym H WCSP
Pseudomussaenda lanceolata (Forssk.) Wernham Synonym H WCSP
Psychotria arabica Klotzsch Synonym H WCSP
Sipanea carnea Neumann Synonym H WCSP
Vignaldia luteola Schweinf. [Illegitimate] 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
Pentas lanceolata subsp. cymosa (Klotzsch) Verdc. Accepted L WCSP 8
Pentas lanceolata var. leucaster (K.Krause) Verdc. Accepted L WCSP 2
Pentas lanceolata var. nemorosa (Chiov.) Verdc. Accepted L WCSP 1
Pentas lanceolata var. oncostipula (K.Schum.) Verdc. Accepted L WCSP 4
Pentas lanceolata subsp. quartiniana (A.Rich.) Verdc. Accepted L WCSP 4

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-149975.

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