The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Chionographis japonica (Willd.) Maxim. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Chionographis (family Melanthiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 302130) with original publication details: Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 11: 436 1867.

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
Chionographis japonica var. koreana (F.T.Wang & Tang) Okuyama Synonym L WCSP
Chionographis japonica var. yakushimensis Masam. Synonym L WCSP
Chionographis koidzumiana var. yakusimensis (Masam.) Masam. Synonym L WCSP
Chionographis koreana F.T.Wang & Tang Synonym H WCSP
Helonias japonica (Willd.) Schult. & Schult.f. Synonym H WCSP
Melanthium japonicum Willd. Synonym H WCSP
Melanthium luteum Thunb. Misapplied H WCSP
Siraitos aquaticus Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Siraitos koreanus (F.T.Wang & Tang) F.T.Wang & Tang Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-302130, and has not been changed.