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H Hesperantha spicata (Burm.f.) N.E.Br. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Hesperantha (family Iridaceae).

The record derives from iPlants (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 321337) with original publication details: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1929: 136 1929.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Gladiolus marmoratus Lam. Synonym H iPlants
Hesperantha cinnamomea (L.f.) Ker Gawl. Synonym H iPlants
Hesperantha spicata var. cinnamomea (L.f.) R.C.Foster Synonym L iPlants
Hesperantha spicata subsp. spicata Synonym L iPlants
Ixia burmanni F.Dietr. Synonym H iPlants
Ixia cinnamomea L.f. Synonym H iPlants
Ixia elliptica Thunb. Synonym H iPlants
Ixia emarginata Lam. Synonym H iPlants
Ixia gawleri Schrad. Synonym H iPlants
Ixia spicata Burm.f. Synonym H iPlants
Lapeirousia marmorata (Lam.) Steud. Synonym H iPlants
Peyrousia marmorata (Lam.) Poir. Synonym H iPlants

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Hesperantha spicata subsp. fistulosa (Baker) Goldblatt Accepted L iPlants 1
Hesperantha spicata subsp. graminifolia (Sweet) Goldblatt Accepted L iPlants 2

The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-321337.

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