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H Rauvolfia serpentina (L.) Benth. ex Kurz is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Rauvolfia (family Apocynaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 176968) with original publication details: Forest Fl. Burma 2: 171 1877.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Ophioxylon album Gaertn. Synonym H WCSP
Ophioxylon obversum Miq. Synonym H WCSP
Ophioxylon salutiferum Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Ophioxylon serpentinum L. Synonym H WCSP
Ophioxylon trifoliatum Gaertn. Synonym H WCSP
Rauvolfia obversa (Miq.) Baill. Synonym H WCSP
Rauvolfia serpentina var. obversa (Miq.) Bakh.f. Synonym L WCSP
Rauvolfia trifoliata (Gaertn.) Baill. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-176968.

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