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H Psychotria nigra (Gaertn.) Alston is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 168979) with original publication details: Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6(Suppl.): 152 1931.

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
Grumilea nigra Gaertn. Synonym H WCSP
Grumilea nudiflora Thwaites Synonym H WCSP
Psychotria nigra var. nigra Synonym L WCSP
Psychotria thwaitesii Hook.f. Synonym H WCSP
Psychotria thwaitesii var. coronata Hook.f. Synonym L WCSP
Psychotria thwaitesii var. zeylanica Hook.f. Synonym L WCSP
Uragoga thwaitesii (Hook.f.) Kuntze 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
Psychotria nigra var. peninsularis (Hook.f.) Deb & M.G.Gangop. Accepted L WCSP 1

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-168979.

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