The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Crescentia cujete L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Crescentia (family Bignoniaceae).

The record derives from iPlants (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 320517) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 2: 626 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
Crescentia acuminata Kunth Synonym H iPlants
Crescentia angustifolia Willd. ex Seem. [Invalid] Synonym H iPlants
Crescentia arborea Raf. Synonym H iPlants
Crescentia cujete var. puberula Bureau & K.Schum. Synonym L iPlants
Crescentia cuneifolia Gardner Synonym H iPlants
Crescentia fasciculata Miers Synonym H iPlants
Crescentia latifolia Raf. [Illegitimate] Synonym H iPlants
Crescentia plectantha Miers Synonym H iPlants
Crescentia pumila Raf. Synonym H iPlants
Crescentia spathulata Miers Synonym H iPlants

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-320517, and has not been changed.