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M Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Scaevola (family Goodeniaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 14600012) with original publication details: Hort. Bengal. 15 1814.

⥇ A cross-taxon basionym link was ignored while processing this record, see Lobelia taccada Gaertn. .

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
Lobelia frutescens Mill. Synonym M TRO
Scaevola billardieri Dieter. Synonym M TRO
Scaevola chlorantha de Vriese Synonym M TRO
Scaevola frutescens var. sericea (Vahl) Merr. Synonym L TRO
Scaevola koenigii Vahl Synonym M TRO
Scaevola lambertiana de Vriese Synonym M TRO
Scaevola latevaga Hance ex Walp Synonym M TRO
Scaevola leschenaultii A. DC. Synonym M TRO
Scaevola lobelia var. sericea (Vahl) Benth. Synonym L TRO
Scaevola macrocalyx de Vriese Synonym M TRO
Scaevola piliplena Miq. Synonym M TRO
Scaevola plumerioides Nutt. Synonym M TRO
Scaevola sericea 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 Scaevola taccada in version 1 of The Plant List.