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M Justicia japonica Thunb. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Justicia (family Acanthaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Syst. Veg. ed. 14 63 1784.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Justicia procumbens var. simplex (D. Don) Yamazaki Synonym L TRO
Justicia simplex D. Don Synonym M TRO
Rostellaria rotundifolia Nees Synonym M TRO
Rostellularia japonica (Thunb.) J.L. Ellis Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name record (from WCSP (in review)) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Justicia japonica in version 1 of The Plant List.