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H Xerophyta elegans (Balf.) Baker is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Xerophyta (family Velloziaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 291564) with original publication details: J. Bot. 13: 234 1875.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Barbacenia elegans (Balf.) Pax Synonym H WCSP
Hypoxis barbacenioides Harv. ex Baker Synonym H WCSP
Talbotia elegans Balf. Synonym H WCSP
Talbotiopsis elegans (Balf.) L.B.Sm. Synonym H WCSP
Vellozia elegans (Balf.) Talbot ex Hook.f. Synonym H WCSP
Vellozia elegans var. minor (Baker) Baker Synonym L WCSP
Vellozia talbotii Balf. Synonym H WCSP
Xerophyta minuta Baker Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-291564.

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