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L Hemsleya chinensis var. ningnanensis L.D. Shen & W.J. Chang is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Hemsleya chinensis Cogn. ex F.B. Forbes & Hemsl. in the genus Hemsleya (family Cucurbitaceae).

* 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 50043533) with original publication details: Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21(2): 185 1983.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Hemsleya ningnanensis L.D. Shen & W.G. Chang Synonym M TRO
Hemsleya villosipetala C.Y. Wu & C.L. Chen Synonym M TRO

The species Hemsleya chinensis Cogn. ex F.B. Forbes & Hemsl. has a further 2 synonyms.

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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 Hemsleya chinensis in version 1 of The Plant List.