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M Matucana formosa F. Ritter is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Matucana (family Cactaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 5101881) with original publication details: Taxon 12(3): 125 1963.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Loxanthocereus formosus (F. Ritter) Buxb. Synonym M TRO
Matucana formosa var. minor F. Ritter Synonym L TRO
Submatucana formosa (F. Ritter) Backeb. Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5101881, and has not been changed.