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M Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Pteridium (family Dennstaedtiaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 26600295) with original publication details: Bot. Ost-Afrika 3(3): 11 1879.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:17210060-1.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Pteridium aquilinum var. aquilinum Synonym L TRO
Pteridium aquilinum subsp. aquilinum Synonym L TRO
Pteridium aquilinum var. lanuginosum Henriq. Synonym L TRO
Pteridium aquilinum subsp. typicum R.M. Tryon Synonym L TRO
Pteris aquilina L. Synonym M TRO
Pteris aquilina f. glabrior Carruth. Synonym L TRO
Pteris capensis Thunb. Synonym M TRO
Pteris lanuginosa Bory ex Willd. Synonym M 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
Pteridium aquilinum subsp. decompositum (Gaudich.) Lamoureux ex J.A. Thomson Accepted L TRO 2
Pteridium aquilinum var. feei (W. Schaffn. ex Fée) Maxon Accepted L TRO 1
Pteridium aquilinum var. lanuginosum (Bong.) Fernald Accepted L TRO 1
Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum (Desv.) Underw. ex A. Heller Accepted L TRO 7
Pteridium aquilinum subsp. pinetorum (C.N. Page & R.R. Mill) J.A. Thomson Accepted L TRO 2
Pteridium aquilinum var. pseudocaudatum (Clute) A. Heller Accepted L TRO 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-26600295.

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