Record Details

Scientific Name:
Heterotis

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Kingdom:
Plantae
Rank:
Family
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Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
accepted

Data Quality Indicators

Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
partial
Currency Rating:
2012

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Other Sources:
database: MEL names; by Botanische Staatssammlung München, Melastomataceae taxonomic and occurance data, available at http://www.melastomataceae.net/
database: The International Plant Names Index (IPNI), 2007 - 2011; The International Plant Names Index, botanical information system from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium, available at http://www.ipni.org/index.html
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Comments

Comments:
David Nicolson - ITIS Data Development Coordinator: Plant genus Heterotis Benth. is a 'parahomonym' (different kingdom, same name as) fish genus Heterotis Rüppell, 1828 (TSN 649778)

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