The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Ruscus aculeatus L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ruscus (family Asparagaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 286704) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1041 1753.

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
Oxymyrsine pungens Bubani Synonym H WCSP
Ruscus aculeatus var. angustifolius Boiss. Synonym L WCSP
Ruscus aculeatus subsp. laxus (Sm.) K.Richt. Synonym L WCSP
Ruscus aculeatus f. pumilus Druce Synonym L WCSP
Ruscus flexuosus Mill. Synonym H WCSP
Ruscus laxus Sm. Synonym H WCSP
Ruscus parasiticus Gueldenst. Synonym H WCSP
Ruscus ponticus Woronow Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-286704, and has not been changed.