The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Pieris japonica (Thunb.) D. Don ex G. Don is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Pieris (family Ericaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 12303159) with original publication details: Gen. Hist. 3: 832 1834.

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
Andromeda japonica Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Lyonia polita (W.W. Sm. & Jeffrey) Chun Synonym L TRO
Lyonia popowii (Palib.) Chun Synonym L TRO
Pieris japonica var. taiwanensis (Hayata) Kitam. Synonym L TRO
Pieris polita W.W. Sm. & Jeffrey Synonym L TRO
Pieris popowii Palib. Synonym L TRO
Pieris taiwanensis Hayata Synonym L TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-12303159, and has not been changed.