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H Phytelephas macrocarpa Ruiz & Pav. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Phytelephas (family Arecaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 155974) with original publication details: Syst. Veg. Fl. Peruv. Chil. 301 1798.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Elephantusia macrocarpa (Ruiz & Pav.) Willd. Synonym H WCSP
Elephantusia microcarpa (Ruiz & Pav.) Willd. Synonym H WCSP
Phytelephas karstenii O.F.Cook Synonym H WCSP
Phytelephas macrocarpa subsp. macrocarpa Synonym L TRO
Phytelephas microcarpa Ruiz & Pav. Synonym H WCSP
Yarina microcarpa (Ruiz & Pav.) O.F.Cook Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-155974, and has not been changed.