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M Heteropterys obovata (Small) Cuatrec. & Croat is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 67: 886 1980 publ. 1981.

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
Banisteria hyposerica Standl. & L.O.Williams Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Banisteria kuntzei Small Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Banisteria obovata Small Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Heteropterys petenensis Lundell Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Spachea sericea Kuntze Synonym M WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name record (from WCSP (in review)) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Heteropterys obovata in version 1 of The Plant List.