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L Ledum palustre subsp. decumbens (Aiton) Hultén is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Ledum palustre L. in the genus Ledum (family Ericaceae).

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

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl. III, 8(2): 8 1930.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Ledum decumbens (Aiton) Lodd. ex Steud. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Ledum palustre var. decumbens Aiton Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Ledum palustre f. decumbens (Aiton) Y.L. Chou & S.L. Tung Synonym L TRO
Rhododendron subarcticum Harmaja Synonym M TRO
Rhododendron tomentosum subsp. decumbens (Aiton) Elven & D.F. Murray Synonym L TRO

The species Ledum palustre L. has a further 5 synonyms.

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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 Ledum palustre in version 1 of The Plant List.