The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Acokanthera oppositifolia (Lam.) Codd is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 2165) with original publication details: Bothalia 7: 448 1961.

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
Acokanthera lamarckii G.Don [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Acokanthera longiflora Stapf Synonym H WCSP
Acokanthera rhodesica Merxm. Synonym H WCSP
Acokanthera venenata (Burm.f.) G.Don Synonym H WCSP
Carissa acokanthera Pichon [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Carissa longiflora (Stapf) G.H.M.Lawr. Synonym H WCSP
Carissa oppositifolia (Lam.) Pichon Synonym H WCSP
Cestrum oppositifolium Lam. Synonym H WCSP
Cestrum venenatum Burm.f. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Garcinia sciura Spirlet Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Pleiocarpa hockii De Wild. Synonym H WCSP
Toxicophlaea cestroides A.DC. Synonym H WCSP
Toxicophlaea thunbergii Harv. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2165, and has not been changed.