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M Althaea officinalis L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 686 1753.

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
Althaea kragujevacensis Pančić Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Althaea kragujevacensis Pančić ex Diklić & Stevan. Synonym M TRO
Althaea micrantha Borbás Synonym M TRO
Althaea multiflora Rchb. ex Regel Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Althaea officinalis subsp. micrantha Dostál Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Althaea officinalis var. pseudoarmeniaca Polg. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Althaea officinalis subsp. pseudoarmeniaca (Polg.) Kárpáti ex Soó Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Althaea sublobata Stokes Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Althaea taurinensis DC. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Althaea vulgaris Bubani Synonym M TRO
Malva althaea E.H.L. Krause Synonym M TRO
Malva maritima Salisb. Synonym M TRO
Malva officinalis (L.) Schimp. & Spenn. ex Schimp. & Spenn. Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2631597.

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