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L Atriplex argentea var. caput-medusae (Eastw.) Fosberg is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Atriplex argentea Nutt. in the genus Atriplex (family Amaranthaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Amer. Midl. Naturalist 26: 693 1941.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Atriplex caput-medusae Eastw. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Atriplex saccaria var. caput-medusae (Eastw.) S.L.Welsh Synonym L WCSP (in review)

The species Atriplex argentea Nutt. has a further 3 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2665055, and has not been changed.