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M Polystichum discretum (D. Don) J. Sm. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Polystichum (family Dryopteridaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 50073076) with original publication details: J. Bot. (Hooker) 3: 413 1841.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aspidium discretum D. Don Synonym M TRO
Polystichum aculeatum var. nigropaleaceum Christ Synonym L TRO
Polystichum fuscopaleaceum Alston Synonym M TRO
Polystichum indicum Khullar & S.C. Gupta Synonym M TRO
Polystichum kathmanduense Nakaike Synonym M TRO
Polystichum lobatum var. discretum (D. Don) C. Chr. Synonym L TRO
Polystichum nigropaleaceum (Christ) Diels Synonym M TRO
Polystichum setiferum var. crenatum N.C. Nair Synonym L TRO
Polystichum setiferum var. fuscopaleaceum (Alston) Schelpe Synonym L TRO
Polystichum setiferum var. nigropaleaceum (Christ) Sledge Synonym L TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50073076.

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