The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Pieris formosa (Wall.) D. Don is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Pieris (family Ericaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 12304405) with original publication details: Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17(33): 159 1834.

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
Andromeda formosa Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Lyonia formosa (Wall.) Hand.-Mazz. Synonym L TRO
Pieris bodinieri H. Lév. Synonym L TRO
Pieris formosa var. forrestii (Harrow) Airy Shaw Synonym L TRO
Pieris formosa f. longiracemosa Fang Synonym L TRO
Pieris forrestii Harrow Synonym L TRO
Pieris huana W.P. Fang Synonym L TRO
Pieris japonica subsp. formosa (Wall.) Kitam. Synonym L TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-12304405, and has not been changed.