The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Rubia tinctorum L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 180430) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 109 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
Galium rubia E.H.L.Krause Synonym H WCSP
Rubia acaliculata Cav. Synonym H WCSP
Rubia iberica (Fisch. ex DC.) K.Koch Synonym H WCSP
Rubia sativa Guadagno Synonym H WCSP
Rubia sylvestris Mill. Synonym H WCSP
Rubia tinctoria Salisb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Rubia tinctorum var. iberica Fisch. ex DC. Synonym L WCSP
Rubia tinctorum f. petiolaris Sommier & Levier Synonym L WCSP
Rubia tinctorum var. pubescens Ledeb. Synonym L WCSP
Rubia tinctorum var. sativa Pollini Synonym L WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-180430, and has not been changed.