Spiraea formosana var. brevistyla Hayata

First published in J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 30(1): 89 (1911)
This name is a synonym of Spiraea japonica var. formosana

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Businský, R. (2020). Taxonomic revision of the Spiraea japonica complex (Rosaceae). Phyton; Annales Rei Botanica 60: 173-221. [Cited as Spiraea japonica var. formosana.]
  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215. [Cited as Spiraea hayatana.]

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