The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Alternanthera

The genus Alternanthera is in the family Amaranthaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Alternanthera

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Alternanthera acaulis Andersson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera adscendens Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera albida (Moq.) Griseb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera albosquarrosa Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera albotomentosa Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera altacruzensis Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera aniospoda Standl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera aquatica (Parodi) Chodat Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera arequipensis Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera areschougii R.E.Fr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera aristata (Danguy & Cherm.) Suess. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera asterotricha Uline Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera aurata Moq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera austrotrinitatis (Suess.) Pedersen Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera bahiensis Pedersen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera bettzickiana (Regel) G.Nicholson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera boliviana Rusby Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera brasiliensis Voss Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera broadwayi Standl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera calcicola Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera cana Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera canescens Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera capituliflora (Bertero) Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera caracasana Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera caribaea Moq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera celosioides Moq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera cinerella Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera collina Pedersen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera congesta Suess. & O.Stützer Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera cordobensis (Standl.) Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera coriacea Herzog Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera corymbiformis Eliasson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera costaricensis Kuntze Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera crassifolia (Standl.) Alain Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera crucis (Moq.) Bold. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera decurrens J.C.Siqueira Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera dendrotricha C.C.Towns. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera dominii Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera dubia Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera dunaliana Griseb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera echinata Fisch. & C.A.Mey. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera echinocephala (Hook.f.) Christoph. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera elongata (Willd.) Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera eupatorioides Remy Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera fasciculata Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera fastigiata Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera felipponei Beauverd Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera ficoidea (L.) Sm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 4
Alternanthera filaginoides Desv. ex Ham. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera filifolia (Hook.f.) J.T.Howell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera flava (L.) Mears Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera flavescens Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera flavescens Moq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera flavicoma (Andersson) J.T.Howell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera flavida Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera flosculosa J.T.Howell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera frutescens (L'Hér.) R.Br. ex Spreng. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera galapagensis (A.Stewart) J.T.Howell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera geniculata Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera genticulata S. Moore Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera glaucescens (Hook.f.) J.T.Howell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera glaziovii R.E.Fr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera gomphrenoides Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera grandis Eliasson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera halimifolia (Lam.) Standl. ex Pittier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera helleri (B.L.Rob.) J.T.Howell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera herniarioides Beurl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera hirsuta R.E. Fr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera hirtula (Mart.) R.E.Fr. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera inaccessa Pedersen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera ingramiana (Standl.) Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera jacquinii (Schrad.) Alain Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera januarensis J.C.Siqueira Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera juncea Phil. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera junciflora (Remy) I.M.Johnst. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera kuntheana Klotzsch Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera kuntzii Schinz Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera kurtzii Schinz ex Pedersen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera lactea Hieron. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera laguroides (Standl.) Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera lanceolata (Benth.) Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera laxa Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera linearis Bello Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera littoralis P.Beauv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Alternanthera longipes (Moq.) Benth. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera losseni Burret Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera lupulina Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera macbridei Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera macrorhiza Hauman Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera malmeana R.E.Fr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera maritima D.Dietr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera markgrafii Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera martii (Moq.) R.E.Fr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera mexicana Moq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera micrantha R.E.Fr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera microphylla R.E.Fr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera minutiflora (Seub.) Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera mollendoana Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera mollis (B.L.Rob.) Loes. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera morongii Uline Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera multicaulis (Mart.) Kuntze Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera multiflora (Seub.) Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera muscoides Benth. & Hook.f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera nahui Heenan & de Lange Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera nesiotes I.M.Johnst. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera nigriceps Hook. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera nodifera (Moq.) Griseb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera nudicaulis (Hook.f.) Christoph. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera obovata (M.Martens & Galeotti) Millsp. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera olivacea (Urb.) Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera panamensis (Standl.) Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera paniculata Bello Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera paronychioides A.St.-Hil. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Alternanthera parviflora Moq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera pennelliana Mears ex Pedersen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera peruviana (Moq.) Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera philippo-coburgii (Zahlbr.) Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera piptantha Pedersen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera plumila Stuckert Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera polycephala Benth. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera porrigens (Jacq.) Kuntze Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera praelonga A.St.-Hil. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera procumbens Schult. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera puberula (Mart.) D.Dietr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera pubiflora (Benth.) Kuntze Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera pulchella Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera pulverulenta Moq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera pumila O.Stützer Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera pungens Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera pycnantha (Benth.) Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera radicata Hook.f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera raimondii Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera ramosissima (Mart.) Chodat & Hassl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera regelii (Seub.) Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera reineckii Briq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera rigida B.L.Rob. & Greenm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera robinsonii Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera rufa (Mart.) D.Dietr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera rugulosa (B.L.Rob.) J.T.Howell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera scandens Hallier f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera scirpoides Hook.f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera sclerosperma Pedersen Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera sericea Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera serpens Pedersen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera serpyllifolia (Poir.) Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R.Br. ex DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera snodgrassii (B.L.Rob.) J.T.Howell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera spinosa (Hornem.) Schult. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera stellata Uline & W.L.Bray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera stenophylla (Standl.) Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera strictiuscula (Andersson) Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera stringillosa Sodiro Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alternanthera subscaposa Hook.f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera suessenguthii Covas Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera tetramera R.E.Fr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera tomentosa (Moq.) Schinz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera truxillensis Kunth Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera tubulosa Suess. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera tucumana Lillo Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera vestita (Andersson) J.T.Howell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera villosa Sm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Alternanthera villosa Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 540 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Alternanthera. Of these 137 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 202 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Alternanthera. 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 540 species names for the genus Alternanthera recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 137 25.4%
Synonym 338 62.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 65 12.0%

All names

The status of the 742 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Alternanthera recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 139 18.7%
Synonym 532 71.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 71 9.6%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 540 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Alternanthera, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 129 319 0 0 448 83.0%
Low confidence 8 19 0 65 92 17.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 83 0 16 0 100 18.5%
WCSP (in review) 136 255 0 49 0 440 81.5%