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H Carex heleonastes Ehrh. ex L.f. 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 227256) with original publication details: Suppl. Pl. 414 1782.

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 aa Kom. Synonym H WCSP
Carex canescens var. maxima Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Carex carltonia Dewey Synonym M TRO
Carex carltoniana Dewey Synonym H WCSP
Carex curta var. maxima (Kük.) R.R.Stewart Synonym L WCSP
Carex heleonastes subsp. heleonastes Synonym L WCSP
Carex leporina Schkuhr ex Ledeb. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Carex pseudoheleonastes Hand.-Mazz. Synonym H WCSP
Vignea heleonastes (Ehrh. ex L.f.) Rchb. Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Carex heleonastes subsp. neurochlaena (Holm) Böcher Accepted L WCSP 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-227256.

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