The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Cymbidium aloifolium (L.) Sw. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Cymbidium (family Orchidaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 53082) with original publication details: Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 6: 73 1799.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aerides borassii Buch.-Ham. ex Sm. Synonym H WCSP
Cymbidium erectum Wight [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cymbidium intermedium H.G.Jones Synonym H WCSP
Cymbidium pendulum (Roxb.) Sw. Synonym H WCSP
Cymbidium simulans Rolfe Synonym H WCSP
Epidendrum aloides Curtis Synonym H WCSP
Epidendrum aloifolium L. Synonym H WCSP
Epidendrum pendulum Roxb. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-53082, and has not been changed.