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H Breynia disticha J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. 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 24399) with original publication details: Char. Gen. Pl. 73 1775.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Breynia axillaris Spreng. Synonym H WCSP
Breynia disticha var. neocaledonica (Baill.) Müll.Arg. Synonym L WCSP
Breynia disticha f. nivosa (W.Bull) Croizat ex Radcl.-Sm. Synonym L WCSP
Breynia disticha var. nivosa (W. Bull) Croizat Synonym L TRO
Breynia nivosa (W.Bull) Small Synonym H WCSP
Breynia nivosa var. roseopicta (Regel) F.Br. Synonym L WCSP
Melanthesa neocaledonica Baill. Synonym H WCSP
Melanthesa neocaledonica var. forsteri Müll.Arg. Synonym L WCSP
Phyllanthus nivosus W.Bull Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus nivosus W.G. Sm. Synonym M TRO
Phyllanthus sandwicensis var. hypoglaucus H.Lév. Synonym L WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-24399, and has not been changed.