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M Lycium afrum L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Lycium (family Solanaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 191 1753.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Jasminoides afrum (L.) Medik. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Jasminoides linearifolium Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Lycium bachmannii Dammer Synonym M TRO
Oplukion afrum (L.) Raf. Synonym M WCSP (in review)

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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 Lycium afrum in version 1 of The Plant List.