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M Hibiscus sabdariffa 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. 695 1753.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Abelmoschus cruentus (Bertol.) Walp. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Furcaria sabdariffa Ulbr. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus acetosus Noronha Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus cruentus Bertol. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus fraternus L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus gossypifolius Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus palmatilobus Baill. Synonym M TRO
Hibiscus sanguineus Griff. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus subdariffa Rottb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Sabdariffa rubra Kostel. Synonym M WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2850461.

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