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H Elaeis oleifera (Kunth) Cortés is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Elaeis (family Arecaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 66346) with original publication details: Fl. Colomb. 1: 203 1897.

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
Alfonsia oleifera Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Corozo oleifera (Kunth) L.H.Bailey Synonym H WCSP
Elaeis melanococca Mart. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Elaeis melanococca var. semicircularis Oerst. Synonym L WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-66346.

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