The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Cestrum nocturnum L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Cestrum (family Solanaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 191 1753.

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
Cestrum graciliflorum Dunal Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cestrum leucocarpum Dunal Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cestrum multiflorum Roem. & Schult. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cestrum nocturnum var. mexicanum O.E.Schulz Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cestrum propinquum M.Martens & Galeotti Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cestrum scandens Thibaud ex Dunal Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cestrum suberosum Jacq. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Chiococca nocturna Jacq. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2713666, and has not been changed.