The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Mespilus germanica L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from RJP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 51) with original publication details: Species plantarum, edition 1 Species plantarum, edition 1; 1753 478 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:726564-1.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Crataegus germanica (L.) Kuntze Unresolved L RJP
Crataegus mespilus Jess. Synonym L RJP
Mespilus communis Gueldenst. Synonym L RJP
Mespilus domestica Gaterau Synonym L RJP
Mespilus germanica var. sylvestris (Mill.) DC. Synonym L RJP
Mespilus portentosa Poit. & Turpin Synonym L RJP
Mespilus sylvestris Mill. Synonym L RJP
Mespilus vulgaris Gueldenst. Synonym L RJP
Mespilus vulgaris Rchb. Synonym L RJP
Ostinia mespylus Clairv. Synonym L RJP
Pyrus germanica Hook.f. Synonym L 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
Mespilus germanica f. apyrena (DC.) Rehder Accepted L RJP 4
Mespilus germanica f. macrocarpa (DC.) Zabel Accepted L RJP 4

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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 Mespilus germanica in version 1 of The Plant List.