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L Desmodium orbiculare var. rubricaule (Rose & Painter) B.G. Schub. & McVaugh is an unresolved name*

This name is unresolved, but some data suggest that it is an infraspecific name of Desmodium orbiculare Schltdl..

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 13069253) with original publication details: Fl. Novo-Galiciana 5: 478 1987.

* The status of this record (as well as of any names linked with it) has been modified as part of procedures used to resolve data conflicts detected in the supplied data sets.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Meibomia rubricaulis Rose & Painter Synonym L TRO

The species Desmodium orbiculare Schltdl. has a further 2 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 Desmodium orbiculare in version 1 of The Plant List.