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M Polycarpon tetraphyllum (L.) L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Polycarpon (family Caryophyllaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 2: 881 1759.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Alsine polycarpa Crantz Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Herniaria alsines-folia Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Holosteum tetraphyllum (L.) Thunb. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Illecebrum alsinifolium Comm. ex Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Illecebrum striatum Pers. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Loeflingia caspica S.G.Gmel. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Mollugo cordifolia Ser. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Mollugo tetraphylla L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Paronychia striata DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Polycarpaea tetraphylla (L.) E.H.L.Krause Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Polycarpon floribundum Willk. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Polycarpon tetraphyllum subsp. tetraphyllum Synonym L TRO
Polycarpon tetraphyllum var. verticillatum Fenzl Synonym L WCSP (in review)

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Polycarpon tetraphyllum subsp. alsinifolium (Biv.) Arcang. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 8
Polycarpon tetraphyllum subsp. diphyllum (Cav.) O.Bolòs & Font Quer Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2409666.

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