The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Calotropis

The genus Calotropis is in the family Apocynaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Calotropis

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Calotropis acia Buch.-Ham. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Calotropis gigantea (L.) Dryand. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Calotropis procera (Aiton) Dryand. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1

Statistics

The Plant List includes 24 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Calotropis. Of these 3 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 2 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Calotropis. 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 24 species names for the genus Calotropis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3 12.5%
Synonym 19 79.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 8.3%

All names

The status of the 26 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Calotropis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4 15.4%
Synonym 20 76.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 7.7%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 24 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Calotropis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 1 6 0 0 7 29.2%
Low confidence 2 13 0 2 17 70.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 6 0 0 0 6 25.0%
WCSP 0 1 0 1 0 2 8.3%
WCSP (in review) 3 12 0 1 0 16 66.7%