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M Hoodia gordonii (Masson) Sweet ex Decne. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Hoodia (family Apocynaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 2609684) with original publication details: Prodr. 8: 665 1844.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Scytanthus gordonii (Masson) Hook. Synonym M TRO
Stapelia gordonii Masson Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-2609684, and has not been changed.