The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Ixia polystachya L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from iPlants (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 322868) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. ed. 2 51 1762.

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
Ixia aristata var. elegans (Regel) Baker Synonym L iPlants
Ixia elegans (Regel) N.E.Br. Synonym H iPlants
Ixia erecta P.J.Bergius Synonym H iPlants
Ixia hybrida Ker Gawl. Synonym H iPlants
Ixia leucantha Jacq. Synonym H iPlants
Ixia maculata var. caesia Ker Gawl. Synonym L iPlants
Ixia patens var. leucantha (Jacq.) Ker Gawl. Synonym L iPlants
Ixia polystachya var. polystachya Synonym L iPlants
Ixia serotina Salisb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H iPlants
Ixia viridiflora var. caesia (Ker Gawl.) Baker Synonym L iPlants
Wuerthia elegans Regel 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
Ixia polystachya var. lutea (Ker Gawl.) G.J.Lewis Accepted L iPlants 5

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-322868.

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