Polygala telephioides Willd.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4. 3: 876 (1802)
This name is a synonym of Polygala chinensis

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 2: 627-1887. EABCN, Seoul. [Cited as Polygala chinensis.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Polygala chinensis.]

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

  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1988). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 6: 1-424. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta. [Cited as Polygala telephioides.]
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500. [Cited as Polygala telephioides.]

Other Data

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Sources

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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