Calystegia sylvestris (Willd.) Roem. & Schult.

First published in Syst. Veg., ed. 15[bis]. 4: 183 (1819)
This name is a synonym of Calystegia silvatica subsp. silvatica

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. [Cited as Calystegia silvatica.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Calystegia silvatica.]
  • Nowroozi, M. in Assadi, M. & Khatamsaz, M. (2002). Convolvulaceae Fl. Iran. Flora of Iran 40: 1-110. Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture. [Cited as Calystegia silvatica.]
  • Parris, B.S. & R. Brummitt in Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1978). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 6: 197-222. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. [Cited as Calystegia silvatica.]

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

  • Grigor'ev, Y.S. (1974). Convolvulaceae. Flora of the USSR 19: 3-30. Science Publishers, Inc. [Cited as Calystegia silvestris.]

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