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M Strychnos nux-vomica L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Strychnos (family Loganiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 189 1753.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Strychnos ligustrina Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Strychnos nux-vomica var. oligosperma Dop Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Strychnos spireana Dop Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Strychnos vomica St.-Lag. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)

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