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H Carex retrorsa Schwein. 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 230323) with original publication details: Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 1: 71 1824.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Carex lupulina var. gigantoidea Dewey Synonym L WCSP
Carex retrorsa var. gigantoides Farw. Synonym L WCSP
Carex retrorsa var. multispicula Lepage Synonym L WCSP
Carex retrorsa f. retrorsa Synonym L TRO
Carex retrorsa var. robinsonii Fernald Synonym L WCSP
Carex reversa Spreng. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-230323.

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