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M Asclepias tuberosa L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Asclepias (family Apocynaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 217 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:94704-1.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acerates decumbens Decne. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Acerates decumbens var. erecta Durand Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Asclepias decumbens L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Asclepias elliptica Raf. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Asclepias lutea Raf. [Illegitimate] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Asclepias revoluta Raf. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Asclepias rolfsii Britton ex Vail Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Asclepias tuberosa f. bicolor Standl. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Asclepias tuberosa var. cordata Beck Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Asclepias tuberosa var. decumbens (L.) Pursh Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Asclepias tuberosa f. decumbens (L.) Voss Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Asclepias tuberosa f. flavescens Farw. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Asclepias tuberosa var. flexuosa J.James Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Asclepias tuberosa f. lutea Clute Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Asclepias tuberosa var. rolfsii (Britton ex Vail) Shinners Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Asclepias tuberosa f. tuberosa Synonym L TRO
Asclepias tuberosa subsp. tuberosa Synonym L TRO
Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa 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
Asclepias tuberosa subsp. interior Woodson Accepted L WCSP (in review) 3

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2655244.

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