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L Cnidoscolus aconitifolius subsp. polyanthus (Pax & K.Hoffm.) Breckon is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Cnidoscolus aconitifolius (Mill.) I.M.Johnst. in the genus Cnidoscolus (family Euphorbiaceae).

* 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 44159) with original publication details: Syst. Bot. 9: 22 1984.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cnidoscolus polyanthus (Pax & K.Hoffm.) I.M.Johnst. Synonym H WCSP
Cnidoscolus tenuilobus Lundell Synonym H WCSP
Jatropha polyantha Pax & K.Hoffm. Synonym H WCSP

The species Cnidoscolus aconitifolius (Mill.) I.M.Johnst. has a further 23 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-44159, and has not been changed.