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H Chaetocarpus globosus (Sw.) Fawc. & Rendle is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Chaetocarpus (family Peraceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 37345) with original publication details: J. Bot. 57: 312 1919.

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
Chaetocarpus globosus subsp. globosus Synonym L WCSP
Chaetocarpus globosus var. lepidotus (Urb.) Borhidi Synonym L WCSP
Chaetocarpus globosus f. puberula Borhidi Synonym L WCSP
Croton globosus Sw. Synonym H WCSP
Gaedawakka globosa (Sw.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Mappa jamaicensis Spreng. Synonym H WCSP
Mettenia globosa (Sw.) Griseb. Synonym H WCSP
Mettenia lepidota Urb. Synonym H WCSP
Ricinus globosus (Sw.) Willd. 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
Chaetocarpus globosus subsp. oblongatus (Alain) Borhidi Accepted L WCSP 5

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-37345.

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