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M Ecballium elaterium (L.) A.Rich. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ecballium (family Cucurbitaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. 6: 19 1824.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:292573-1.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Bryonia elaterium (L.) E.H.L.Krause Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cucumis agrestis Blackw. ex Rchb. [Invalid] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Ecballium agreste Rchb. [Illegitimate] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Ecballium officinale T.Nees Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Ecballium officinarum Rich. ex M.Roem. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Ecballium purgans Schrad. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Elaterium cordifolium Moench Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Momordica aspera Lam. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Momordica ecirrhata Stokes Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Momordica elastica Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Momordica elaterium L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Ecballium elaterium var. dioicum Batt. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2780660.

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