The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Breynia cernua (Poir.) Müll.Arg. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Breynia (family Phyllanthaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 24391) with original publication details: Prodr. 15(2): 439 1866.

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
Breynia cernua var. acutifolia (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg. Synonym L WCSP
Breynia rubra (Blume) Müll.Arg. Synonym H WCSP
Breynia rumpens J.J.Sm. Synonym H WCSP
Melanthesa cernua (Poir.) Decne. Synonym H WCSP
Melanthesa cernua var. acutifolia Müll.Arg. Synonym L WCSP
Melanthesa rubra Blume Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus blumei Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus cernuus Poir. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus ruber Noronha [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-24391, and has not been changed.