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L Calochortus elegans var. nanus Alph.Wood is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Calochortus elegans Pursh in the genus Calochortus (family Liliaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 301674) with original publication details: Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 20: 168 1868.

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See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Calochortus coeruleus var. nanus (Alph.Wood) Ownbey Synonym L WCSP
Calochortus elegans var. oreophilus Ownbey Synonym L WCSP
Calochortus nanus (Alph.Wood) Piper Synonym H WCSP

The species Calochortus elegans Pursh has a further 5 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-301674, and has not been changed.