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M Cynanchum africanum (L.) Hoffmanns. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Verz. Pfl.-Kult. 54 1824.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cynanchum africanum R.Br. [Invalid] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cynanchum africanum var. africanum Synonym L TRO
Cynanchum africanum var. crassifolium (R.Br.) N.E.Br. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cynanchum crassifolium R.Br. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cynanchum intermedium N.E.Br. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cynanchum obtusifolium var. pilosum (R.Br.) Schltr. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cynanchum pilosum R.Br. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cynanchum rotundifolium Thunb. ex Decne. [Invalid] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cynoctonum crassifolium var. pilosum (R.Br.) Decne. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cynoctonum pilosum E.Mey. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Periploca africana L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Vincetoxicum africanum (L.) Kuntze Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2750795.

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