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Ficus brachypoda (Miq.) Miq.

This taxon name is current. The available references for this name are:

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Browse Currency information for Ficus platypoda var. minor Benth.

Ficus platypoda var. minor Benth. is a taxonomic synonym.

Reason: See Dixon, Austral.Syst.Bot.14:549(2001)

 
Browse Currency information for Ficus obliqua G.Forst. var. obliqua

Ficus obliqua G.Forst. var. obliqua is a misapplied name of Ficus brachypoda (Miq.) Miq.

Reason: Material from WA identified by Dixon (1999) as F.brachypoda

 
Browse Currency information for Ficus obliqua var. puberula (Benth.) Corner

Ficus obliqua var. puberula (Benth.) Corner is a nomenclatural synonym.

Reason: See Dixon, Austral.Syst.Bot.14:549(2001)

 
Browse Currency information for Ficus platypoda var. lachnocaulos (Miq.) Benth.

Ficus platypoda var. lachnocaulos (Miq.) Benth. is a taxonomic synonym.

Reason: See Dixon, Austral.Syst.Bot.14:551(2001)

 
Browse Currency information for Ficus obliqua G.Forst.

Ficus obliqua G.Forst. is a misapplied name of Ficus brachypoda (Miq.) Miq.

Reason: Not found in WA. Determined by Dixon(1999) as F. brachypoda

 

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Backward Reference
References that link from new to old (e.g. “back to the previous name”), or from child to parent (e.g. “back up the taxonomic hierarchy”)
Current
The name is accepted for use in the Western Australian Flora
Excluded name
A name has been referred to in literature but is not present in Western Australia. This is a special case of a misapplied name. One reference will be present for each exclusion.
Formally Described
A name previously referred to informally with a manuscript or phrase name has subsequently been formally described.
Forward Reference
References that link from old to new (e.g. “forward to the new name”), or from parent to child (e.g. “down the taxonomic hierarchy”)
Misapplied name
A name has been used in literature that refers to one or more different taxa. One reference will be present for each taxon this name is misapplied against.
Nomenclatural synonym
A taxon has changed its relationship to other taxa but the circumscription is the same. This is the case in a generic revision, where only the generic epithet (and perhaps the suffix used on the specific epithet) changed. One reference will be present for each taxon this name is nomenclaturally synonymous with.
Not Current (or Non-current)
The name is not an accepted name for use in the Western Australian Flora
Taxonomic synonym
A name is recognised to be referring to the same taxon as an earlier published name. One reference will be present for each taxon this name is taxonomically synonymous with.

See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.

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A taxon name which is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’ status until publication of the next Threatened Flora - Rare Flora Notice.