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H Rhapis excelsa (Thunb.) Henry is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Rhapis (family Arecaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 177959) with original publication details: J. Arnold Arbor. 11: 153 1930.

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


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Chamaerops excelsa Thunb. Synonym H WCSP
Chamaerops kwanwortsik Siebold ex H.Wendl. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Rhapis aspera W.H.Baxter [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Rhapis cordata W.H.Baxter [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Rhapis divaricata Gagnep. Synonym H WCSP
Rhapis flabelliformis L'Hér. ex Aiton [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Rhapis kwamwonzick Siebold ex Linden Synonym H WCSP
Rhapis major Blume Synonym H WCSP
Trachycarpus excelsus (Thunb.) H.Wendl. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-177959.

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