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H Borassus aethiopum Mart. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 23000) with original publication details: Hist. Nat. Palm. 3: 221 1838.

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
Borassus aethiopum var. bagamojense Becc. Synonym L WCSP
Borassus aethiopum var. senegalense Becc. Synonym L WCSP
Borassus deleb Becc. Synonym H WCSP
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb. Synonym L WCSP
Borassus sambiranensis Jum. & H.Perrier Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-23000, and has not been changed.