The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Himantoglossum formosum (Steven) K.Koch is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 99271) with original publication details: Linnaea 22: 287 1849.

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
Aceras formosum (Steven) Lindl. Synonym H WCSP
Loroglossum formosum (Steven) E.G.Camus & Bergon Synonym H WCSP
Loroglossum hircinum subsp. formosum (Steven) E.G.Camus Synonym L WCSP
Orchis formosa Steven Synonym H WCSP
Orchis mutabilis Steven Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-99271, and has not been changed.