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L Acorus calamus var. angustatus Besser is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Acorus calamus L. in the genus Acorus (family Acoraceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 2306) with original publication details: Flora 17(Beibl.): 30 1834.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acorus asiaticus Nakai Synonym H WCSP
Acorus calamus var. spurius (Schott) Engl. Synonym L WCSP
Acorus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Schott Synonym H WCSP
Acorus gramineus var. crassispadix Lingelsh. Synonym L WCSP
Acorus latifolius Z.Y.Zhu Synonym H WCSP
Acorus rumphianus S.Y.Hu Synonym H WCSP
Acorus spurius Schott Synonym H WCSP
Acorus tatarinowii Schott Synonym H WCSP
Acorus terrestris Rumph. ex Schott [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Acorus triqueter Turcz. ex Schott Synonym H WCSP
Orontium cochinchinense Lour. Synonym H WCSP

The species Acorus calamus L. has a further 26 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2306, and has not been changed.