The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Asperula tinctoria L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 17159) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 104 1753.

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
Asperula palustris Ten. Synonym H WCSP
Asperula tinctoria var. palustris (Ten.) Nyman Synonym L WCSP
Asperula tinctoria subsp. tinctoria Synonym L WCSP
Asperula triandra Gilib. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Asterophyllum tinctorium (L.) Schimp. & Spenn. Synonym H WCSP
Cynanchica tinctoria (L.) Fourr. Synonym H WCSP
Galium tinctorium (L.) Scop. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Galium triandrum Hyl. Synonym H WCSP
Galium triandrum Roem. & Schult. [Invalid] 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
Asperula tinctoria subsp. hungarorum (Borbás ex Jáv.) Soó Accepted L WCSP 5

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-17159.

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