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H Amelanchier sanguinea (Pursh) DC. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Amelanchier (family Rosaceae).

The record derives from RJP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 4802) with original publication details: Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis; 1823 633 1825.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Amelanchier amabilis Wiegand Synonym H RJP
Amelanchier canadensis var. rotundifolia (Michx.) Torr. & A.Gray Synonym L RJP
Amelanchier canadensis var. spicata (Lam.) Sarg. Synonym L RJP
Amelanchier huronensis Wiegand Synonym H RJP
Amelanchier rotundifolia (Michx.) M.Roem. Synonym H RJP
Amelanchier sanguinea var. sanguinea Synonym L RJP
Amelanchier spicata (Lam.) Koehne Synonym H RJP
Aronia sanguinea (Pursh) Nutt. Synonym H RJP
Mespilus canadensis var. rotundifolia Michx. Synonym L RJP
Pyrus sanguinea Pursh Synonym H RJP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Amelanchier sanguinea var. gaspensis Wiegand Accepted L RJP 1
Amelanchier sanguinea f. grandiflora Wiegand Unresolved L RJP
Amelanchier sanguinea var. grandiflora (Wiegand) Rehder Accepted L RJP 2

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Earlier versions

This name record (from RJP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Amelanchier sanguinea in version 1 of The Plant List.