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M Alternanthera spinosa (Hornem.) Schult. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Alternanthera (family Amaranthaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Syst. Veg. 5: 555 1819.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Achyranthes axillaris Willd. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Achyranthes spinosa Hornem. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Alternanthera axillaris (Willd.) DC. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Alternanthera axillaris D.Dietr. [Invalid] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Celosia axillaris Mart. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Illecebrum spinosum (Hornem.) Spreng. Synonym M WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2631441, and has not been changed.