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M Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Sassafras (family Lauraceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 17804221) with original publication details: Syst. Laur. 490 1836.

⥇ A cross-taxon basionym link was ignored while processing this record, see Laurus albida Nutt..

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Laurus sassafras L. Synonym M TRO
Sassafras albidum var. albidum Synonym L TRO
Sassafras albidum var. molle (Raf.) Fernald Synonym L TRO
Sassafras officinalis T. Nees & C.H. Eberm. Synonym M TRO
Sassafras triloba var. mollis Raf. Synonym L TRO
Sassafras variifolium Kuntze Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17804221.

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