The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Nelsonia

The genus Nelsonia is in the family Acanthaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Nelsonia

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Nelsonia canescens (Lam.) Spreng. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nelsonia gracilis Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nelsonia rotundifolia R.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nelsonia smithii Oerst. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nelsonia vestita Schult. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 32 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Nelsonia. Of these 3 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 4 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Nelsonia. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 32 species names for the genus Nelsonia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3 9.4%
Synonym 23 71.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 18.8%

All names

The status of the 36 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Nelsonia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3 8.3%
Synonym 27 75.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 16.7%

The confidence with which the status of the 32 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Nelsonia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 1 0 0 1 3.1%
Medium confidence 3 22 0 0 25 78.1%
Low confidence 0 0 0 6 6 18.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Nelsonia is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 15 0 0 0 15 46.9%
WCSP 0 1 0 0 0 1 3.1%
WCSP (in review) 3 7 0 6 0 16 50.0%