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M Elatine americana (Pursh) Arn. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Elatine (family Elatinaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Edinburgh J. Nat. Geogr. Sci. 1: 431 1830.

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
Crypta minima Nutt. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cryptina minima (Nutt.) Raf. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Elatine americana var. callitriche Hook.f. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Elatine triandra var. americana (Pursh) Fassett Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Elatine triandra subsp. americana (Pursh) Á.Löve & D.Löve Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Peplis americana Pursh Synonym M TRO
Potamopitys americana Kuntze Unresolved L WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2786515, and has not been changed.