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L Arundinaria gigantea subsp. tecta (Walter) McClure is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Arundinaria gigantea (Walter) Muhl. in the genus Arundinaria (family Poaceae).

* 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 395988) with original publication details: Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 9: 26 1973.

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
Arundinaria gigantea var. tecta (Walter) Scribn. Synonym L WCSP
Arundinaria macrosperma var. tecta (Walter) Alph.Wood Synonym L WCSP
Arundinaria tecta Muhl. Synonym H WCSP
Arundinaria tecta var. colorata Rupr. Synonym L WCSP
Arundinaria tecta var. distachya Rupr. Synonym L WCSP
Arundinaria tecta var. pumila (Nutt.) Rupr. Synonym L WCSP
Arundo tecta Walter Synonym H WCSP
Bambusa pumila Mitford Synonym H WCSP
Festuca grandiflora Lam. Synonym H WCSP
Ludolfia tecta (Walter) A.Dietr. Synonym H WCSP
Miegia pumila Nutt. ex Rupr. Synonym H WCSP

The species Arundinaria gigantea (Walter) Muhl. has a further 18 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-395988, and has not been changed.