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L Pteridium aquilinum subsp. decompositum (Gaudich.) Lamoureux ex J.A. Thomson is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn in the genus Pteridium (family Dennstaedtiaceae).

* 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 50276388) with original publication details: Telopea 10(4): 800–801 2004.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Pteridium capense var. decompositum (Gaudich.) Nakai Synonym L TRO
Pteris decomposita Gaudich. Synonym M TRO

The species Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn has a further 8 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50276388, and has not been changed.