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Melaleuca lanceolata Otto

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

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Browse Currency information for Melaleuca lanceolata subsp. occidentalis Barlow Melaleuca lanceolata subsp. occidentalis Barlow is a taxonomic synonym.
Reason: This subsp. not recognised. Pers. comm. B.Lepschi
 
Browse Currency information for Melaleuca lanceolata subsp. planifolia Barlow Melaleuca lanceolata subsp. planifolia Barlow is a taxonomic synonym.
Reason: This subsp. not recognised. Pers. comm. B. Lepschi
 
Browse Currency information for Melaleuca lanceolata subsp. thaeroides Barlow Melaleuca lanceolata subsp. thaeroides Barlow is a taxonomic synonym.
Reason: Not recognising this subsp. Pers.comm. B.Lepschi
 
Browse Currency information for Melaleuca curvifolia Schltdl. Melaleuca curvifolia Schltdl. is a taxonomic synonym.
Reason: B.J.Lepshci pers. comm. 24/3/95
 
Browse Currency information for Melaleuca seorsiflora F.Muell. Melaleuca seorsiflora F.Muell. is a taxonomic synonym.  

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References that link (forward in time) from old to new (e.g. “forward to the new name”), or from parent to child (e.g. “down the taxonomic hierarchy”)
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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.
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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.
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The name is not an accepted name for use in the Western Australian Flora
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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A taxon name which is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’ status until publication of the next Wildlife Conservation (Rare Flora) Notice.