The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen (Rom.Caill.) Stapf is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Coix lacryma-jobi L. in the genus Coix (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 405640) with original publication details: Fl. Brit. India 7: 100 1896.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Coix chinensis Tod. ex Balansa [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Coix chinensis Tod. Synonym M TRO
Coix chinensis var. formosana (Ohwi) L.Liou Synonym L WCSP
Coix lacryma-jobi var. formosana Ohwi Synonym L WCSP
Coix lacryma-jobi var. frumentacea Makino Synonym L WCSP
Coix lacryma-jobi subsp. ma-yuen (Rom.Caill.) T.Koyama Synonym L WCSP
Coix ma-yuen Rom.Caill. Synonym H WCSP

The species Coix lacryma-jobi L. has a further 18 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-405640, and has not been changed.