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M Aphelandra acanthus Nees is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Aphelandra (family Acanthaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Prodr. 11: 302 1847.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aphelandra gilva Leonard Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Aphelandra phobera Leonard Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Aphelandra quercifolia Nees Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Justicia acanthifolia Willd. ex Nees Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Justicia acanthoides Willd. ex Nees [Invalid] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Odontophyllum acanthus (Nees) Sreem. Synonym M TRO
Sreemadhavana acanthus (Nees) Rauschert Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2643433.

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