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M Utricularia scandens Benj. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Utricularia (family Lentibulariaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Linnaea 20: 309 1847.

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
Polypompholyx madecassa H. Perrier Synonym M TRO
Utricularia bifida var. wallichiana (Benj.) Thwaites Synonym L TRO
Utricularia gibbsiae Stapf Synonym M TRO
Utricularia macrolepis Wight Synonym M TRO
Utricularia scandens subsp. scandens Synonym L TRO
Utricularia scandens var. scandens 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
Utricularia scandens subsp. firmula (Oliv.) Z. Yu Li Accepted L TRO 3
Utricularia scandens subsp. schweinfurthii (Baker ex Stapf) P.Taylor Accepted L WCSP (in review) 4

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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 Utricularia scandens in version 1 of The Plant List.