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M Ximenia americana L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ximenia (family Olacaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1193 1753.

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
Amyris arborescens P. Browne Synonym M TRO
Heymassoli inermis Aubl. Synonym M TRO
Heymassoli spinosa Aubl. Synonym M TRO
Pimecaria odorata Raf. Synonym M TRO
Ximenia aculeata Crantz Synonym M TRO
Ximenia americana var. americana Synonym L TRO
Ximenia americana f. inermis (Aubl.) Engl. Synonym L TRO
Ximenia americana var. ovata DC. Synonym L TRO
Ximenia elliptica G. Forst. Synonym M TRO
Ximenia fluminensis M. Roem. Synonym M TRO
Ximenia laurina Delile Synonym M TRO
Ximenia loranthifolia Span. Synonym M TRO
Ximenia multiflora Jacq. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Ximenia verrucosa M. Roem. Synonym M TRO
Ziziphus littorea Teijsm. ex Hassk. Unresolved 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
Ximenia americana var. microphylla Welw. Accepted L TRO 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2467228.

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