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M Kalmia latifolia L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Kalmia (family Ericaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 391 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:279164-2.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Chamaedaphne latifolia (L.) Kuntze Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Kalmia latifolia f. latifolia Synonym L TRO
Kalmia latifolia var. latifolia Synonym L TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Kalmia latifolia f. alba (Mouill.) Rehder Accepted L TRO 1
Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata (Rehder) Rehder Accepted L TRO 1
Kalmia latifolia f. obtusata (Rehder) Rehder Accepted L TRO 1
Kalmia latifolia f. polypetala (G. Nicholson) Rehder Accepted L TRO 1

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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 Kalmia latifolia in version 1 of The Plant List.