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M Melochia caracasana Jacq. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Melochia (family Malvaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Collectanea 2: 369 1789.

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
Melochia macrophylla Kunth Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Mougeotia caracasana (Jacq.) Kunth Synonym M TRO
Riedlea caracasana (Jacq.) DC. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Visenia caracasana (Jacq.) Spreng. Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2508561, and has not been changed.