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M Hibiscus palustris L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Hibiscus (family Malvaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 693 1753.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Abelmoschus aquaticus (DC.) Walp. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Althaea grandiflora Scop. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus aquaticus DC. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus laevigatus Targ.Tozz. ex Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. palustris (L.) R.T. Clausen Synonym L TRO
Hibiscus palustris f. palustris Synonym L TRO
Hibiscus palustris f. peckii House Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus roseus Thore ex Loisel. 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 Hibiscus palustris in version 1 of The Plant List.