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L Mecardonia procumbens var. caespitosa (Cham.) V.C. Souza is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Mecardonia procumbens (Mill.) Small in the genus Mecardonia (family Plantaginaceae).

* 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 100375017) with original publication details: Acta Bot. Brasil. 11(2): 188 1997.

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
Herpestis caespitosa Cham. Synonym M TRO
Mecardonia caespitosa (Cham.) Pennell Synonym M TRO
Monniera caespitosa (Cham.) Kuntze Synonym M TRO

The species Mecardonia procumbens (Mill.) Small has a further 39 synonyms.

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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 Mecardonia procumbens in version 1 of The Plant List.