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M Myristica fragrans Houtt. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Myristica (family Myristicaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Handl. Pl.-Kruidk. 3: 333 1774.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aruana silvestris Burm.f. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Myristica aromatica Sw. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Myristica aromatica Lam. Synonym M TRO
Myristica moschata Thunb. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Myristica officinalis L.f. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Palala fragrans (Houtt.) Kuntze 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 Myristica fragrans in version 1 of The Plant List.