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H Spermacoce chaetocephala DC. 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 193460) with original publication details: Prodr. 4: 554 1830.

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 chaetocephala (DC.) Hepper Synonym H WCSP
Borreria chaetocephala var. minor Hepper Synonym L WCSP
Borreria compacta (Hochst. ex Hiern) K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Borreria hebecarpa Hochst. ex A.Rich. Synonym H WCSP
Borreria kotschyana (Oliv.) K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Spermacoce compacta Hochst. ex Hiern Synonym H WCSP
Spermacoce hebecarpa (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Oliv. Synonym H WCSP
Spermacoce hebecarpa var. major Hiern Synonym L WCSP
Spermacoce kotschyana Oliv. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-193460, and has not been changed.