Spiraea japonica var. glabra Koidz.

First published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 23: 167 (1909), nom. illeg.
This name is a synonym of Spiraea japonica var. japonica

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. japonica.]
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST. [Cited as Spiraea japonica.]

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

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 9: 1-494. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Spiraea japonica var. glabra.]

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