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L Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Striga (family Orobanchaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 29200215) with original publication details: Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 466 1891.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Buchnera asiatica L. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Striga asiatica var. asiatica Synonym L TRO
Striga asiatica var. humilis (Benth.) D.Y. Hong Synonym L TRO
Striga hirsuta var. humilis Benth. Synonym L TRO
Striga lutea Lour. Synonym L TRO
Striga lutea var. bicolor Kuntze Synonym L 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 Striga asiatica in version 1 of The Plant List.