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L Mentzelia laevicaulis (Douglas) Torr. & A. Gray is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Mentzelia (family Loasaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 18900218) with original publication details: Fl. N. Amer. 1(3): 535 1840.

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
Bartonia laevicaulis Douglas ex Hook. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Hesperaster laevicaulis (Douglas) Cockerell Synonym L TRO
Mentzelia acuminata (Rydb.) Tidestr. Synonym L TRO
Mentzelia laevicaulis var. acuminata (Rydb.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. Synonym L TRO
Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis Synonym L TRO
Nuttallia acuminata Rydb. Synonym L TRO
Nuttallia laevicaulis (Douglas) Greene Synonym L TRO
Touterea laevicaulis (Douglas) Rydb. Synonym L TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Mentzelia laevicaulis var. parviflora (Douglas) C.L. Hitchc. Accepted L TRO 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-18900218.

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