The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Polytrichastrum alpinum var. fragile (Bryhn) D.G. Long is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Polytrichastrum alpinum (Hedw.) G.L. Sm. in the genus Polytrichastrum (family Polytrichaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 35182655) with original publication details: Meddel. Grønland, Biosci. 17: 30 1985.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Pogonatum alpinum var. fragile (Bryhn) H.A. Crum Synonym L TRO
Polytrichum alpinum var. fragile (Bryhn) Nyholm Synonym L TRO
Polytrichum fragile Bryhn Synonym M TRO

The species Polytrichastrum alpinum (Hedw.) G.L. Sm. has a further 16 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35182655, and has not been changed.