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H Scleria ciliata Michx. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Scleria (family Cyperaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 265267) with original publication details: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 167 1803.

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
Acorus brasiliensius Schott ex Nees Synonym H WCSP
Scleria ciliata var. ciliata Synonym L WCSP
Scleria ciliata var. glabrescens Maury Synonym L WCSP
Scleria ciliata var. pauciflora Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Scleria coriacea Liebm. Synonym H WCSP
Scleria hirtella Michx. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Scleria macrantha Boeckeler Synonym H WCSP
Scleria melanomphala var. macrantha (Boeck.) Boeck. Synonym L TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Scleria ciliata var. elliottii (Chapm.) Fernald Accepted L WCSP 1
Scleria ciliata var. glabra (Chapm.) Fairey Accepted L WCSP 4

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-265267.

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