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H Ceratophyllum platyacanthum Cham. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ceratophyllum (family Ceratophyllaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 36946) with original publication details: Linnaea 4: 504 1829.

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
Ceratophyllum demersum var. notacanthum Foucaud Synonym L WCSP
Ceratophyllum demersum var. pentacanthum (Haynald) K.Schum. Synonym L WCSP
Ceratophyllum demersum subsp. platyacanthum (Cham.) Nyman Synonym L WCSP
Ceratophyllum demersum var. platyacanthum (Cham.) Wimm. Synonym L WCSP
Ceratophyllum komarovii Kuzen. Synonym H WCSP
Ceratophyllum oxyacanthum Schur [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Ceratophyllum pentacanthum Haynald Synonym H WCSP
Ceratophyllum platyacanthum var. pentacanthum (Haynald) Tzvelev Synonym L WCSP
Ceratophyllum platyacanthum subsp. platyacanthum Synonym L WCSP
Ceratophyllum triacanthum Schur Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Ceratophyllum platyacanthum subsp. oryzetorum (Kom.) Les Accepted L WCSP 5

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-36946.

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