The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Carex firma Host is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Carex (family Cyperaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 226551) with original publication details: Syn. Pl. 509 1797.

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
Carex ferruginea var. firma (Host) Fiori Synonym L WCSP
Carex firma var. longipedunculata Hausskn. Synonym L WCSP
Carex firma f. longipedunculata (Hausskn.) Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Carex firma var. rhizogyna Gaudin Synonym L WCSP
Carex sempervirens subsp. firma (Host) Bonnier & Layens Synonym L WCSP
Carex strigosa Suter ex Boott [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-226551.

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