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⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-273085, with some changes.

H Xyris torta Sm. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Xyris (family Xyridaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 273085) with original publication details: Cycl. 39: 11 1818.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Xyris bulbosa Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Xyris bulbosa var. minor Alph.Wood Synonym L WCSP
Xyris purshii Sweet Synonym H WCSP
Xyris torta var. macropoda Fernald Synonym L WCSP
Xyris torta var. occidentalis Malme Synonym L WCSP

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