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L Hygrophila ringens var. ringens is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Hygrophila ringens (L.) R. Br. ex Spreng. in the genus Hygrophila (family Acanthaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 100372511).


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Hygrophila angustifolia R. Br. Synonym M TRO
Hygrophila lancea (Thunb.) Miq. Synonym M TRO
Hygrophila megalantha Merr. Synonym M TRO
Hygrophila quadrivalvis (Buch.-Ham.) Nees Synonym M TRO
Hygrophila salicifolia (Vahl) Nees Synonym M TRO
Hygrophila salicifolia var. megalantha (Merr.) H.S. Lo & L.D. Chou Synonym L TRO
Justicia lancea Thunb. Synonym M TRO
Ruellia quadrivalvis Buch.-Ham. Synonym M TRO
Ruellia ringens L. Synonym M TRO
Ruellia salicifolia Vahl Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name record (from Tropicos) 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 Hygrophila ringens in version 1 of The Plant List.