The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Caucanthus edulis Forssk. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Caucanthus (family Malpighiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 91 1775.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aspidopterys yemensis Deflers Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Caucanthus arabicus Lam. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Caucanthus argenteus Chiov. [Illegitimate] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Caucanthus forsskalii Raeusch. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Caucanthus squarrosus Nied. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Galphimia cauca Spreng. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Malpighia caucanthus Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2705997, and has not been changed.