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H Polystachya elegans Rchb.f. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Polystachya (family Orchidaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 162782) with original publication details: Otia Bot. Hamburg. 113 1881.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dendrorchis elegans (Rchb. f.) Kuntze Synonym M TRO
Dendrorkis elegans (Rchb.f.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Polystachya calyptrata Kraenzl. Synonym H WCSP
Polystachya mannii Rolfe Synonym H WCSP
Unguiculabia elegans (Rchb.f.) Szlach. & Mytnik Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-162782, and has not been changed.