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H Houttuynia cordata Thunb. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Houttuynia (family Saururaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 385534) with original publication details: Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 4: 149 1783.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Houttuynia cordata var. plena Makino Synonym L WCSP
Houttuynia cordata f. polypetaloidea T.Yamaz. Synonym L WCSP
Houttuynia cordata var. variegata Makino Synonym L WCSP
Houttuynia cordata f. viridis J.Ohara Synonym L WCSP
Houttuynia emeiensis Z.Y.Zhu & S.L.Zhang Synonym H WCSP
Houttuynia foetida Loudon Synonym H WCSP
Polypara cordata Kuntze Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2853867.

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