Chenopodium polyspermum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 220 (1753)
This name is a synonym of Lipandra polysperma

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Seregin, A.P. (2014). Flora of Vladimir Oblast, Russia: grid data analysis: 1-441. KMK schientific press, Moscow. [Cited as Lipandra polysperma.]
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics. [Cited as Lipandra polysperma.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Chenopodium polyspermum.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Chenopodium polyspermum.]
  • Rosati, L. & al. (2012). Un aggiornamento alla flora del Cilento e della Campania. Informatore Botanico Italiano 44: 111-119. [Cited as Chenopodium polyspermum.]
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Chenopodium polyspermum.]

Other Data

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