The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Spermacoce brachysepala (Urb.) Alain is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 193426) with original publication details: Fl. Puerto Rico & Adjac. Isls.: System.Synop. 249 1982.

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
Borreria brachysepala Urb. Synonym H WCSP
Borreria brachysepala var. pulverulenta Urb. Synonym L WCSP
Borreria laevis var. sintenisii Urb. Synonym L WCSP
Spermacoce sintenisii (Urb.) Alain Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-193426, and has not been changed.