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Taxon: Comptonia aspleniifolia (L.) L’Hér.

Synonym of Comptonia peregrina (L.) J. M. Coult.

Genus: Comptonia
Family: Myricaceae
Nomen number: 413126
Place of publication: W. Aiton, Hort. kew. 3:334. 1789 "asplenifolia"
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name verified on: 02-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Mar-2003
No species priority site assigned.


Economic importance:


  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. [mentions; lists as C. asplenifolia (L.) L'Hér. ex Aiton].
  • Wilbur, R. L. 1994. The Myricaceae of the United States and Canada: genera, subgenera, and series. Sida 16:105. [lists as C. asplenifolia (L.) L'Hér. ex Aiton].

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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