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M Asclepias exaltata L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Asclepias (family Apocynaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Amoen. Acad. 3: 404 1756.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Asclepias bicknellii Vail Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Asclepias nivea Sims Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Asclepias phytolaccoides G.F.Lyon ex Pursh Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Asclepias syriaca var. exaltata (L.) L. Synonym L WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2654772.

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