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H Pentodon pentandrus (Schumach. & Thonn.) Vatke is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 150089) with original publication details: Oesterr. Bot. Z. 25: 231 1875.

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
Hedyotis halei Torr. & A.Gray Synonym H WCSP
Hedyotis laxiflora (Benth.) Walp. Synonym H WCSP
Hedyotis macrophylla Lepr. & Perrott ex DC. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Hedyotis pentandra Schumach. & Thonn. Synonym H WCSP
Oldenlandia halaei A.Wood Synonym H WCSP
Oldenlandia halei (Torr. & A.Gray) Chapm. Synonym H WCSP
Oldenlandia laxiflora Benth. Synonym H WCSP
Oldenlandia macrophylla DC. Synonym H WCSP
Oldenlandia pentandra (Schumach. & Thonn.) DC. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Oldenlandia succulenta C.Wright ex Griseb. Synonym H WCSP
Pentas pentandra (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Pentas thonningii Walp. Synonym H WCSP
Pentodon abyssinicus Hochst. Synonym H WCSP
Pentodon halei (Torr. & A.Gray) A.Gray Synonym H WCSP
Pentodon pentandrus var. pentandrus Synonym L 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
Pentodon pentandrus var. minor Bremek. Accepted L WCSP 4

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-150089.

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