The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Caralluma

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Caralluma

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Caralluma adenensis (Deflers) A.Berger Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma adscendens (Roxb.) R.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Caralluma adscendens (Roxb.) Haw. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caralluma albocastanea (Marloth) L.C.Leach Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma anemoniflora (Deflers) A.Berger Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma ango (A.Rich.) N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma aperta (Masson) N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma arabica N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma arachnoidea (P.R.O.Bally) M.G.Gilbert Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Caralluma atrosanguinea N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma aucheriana (Decne.) N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma australis Nel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma awdeliana (Deflers) A.Berger Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma baradii Lavranos Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma bhupinderana Sarkaria Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma bicolor V.S.Ramach., S.Joseph, H.A.John & Sofiya Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma bredae R.A.Dyer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma brownii Dinter & A.Berger Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma burchardii N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Caralluma caudata N.E.Br. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Caralluma chlorantha Schltr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma chrysostephana (Deflers) A.Berger Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma cicatricosa (Deflers) N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma commutata A.Berger Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma compta Schltr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma congestiflora P.R.O.Bally Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma crenulata Wall. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma dalzielii N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma darfurensis Plowes Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma decora Schltr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma deflersiana Lavranos Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma dentata (Forssk.) Blatt. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma dicapuae (Chiov.) Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma diffusa (Wight) N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma dolichocarpa Schwartz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma dummeri (N.E.Br.) A.C.White & B.Sloane Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma edithiae N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma edulis (Edgew.) Benth. ex Hook.f. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma edwardsiae (M.Gilbert) M.G.Gilbert Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma eremastrum Schwartz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma europaea (Guss.) N.E.Br. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Caralluma faucicola Bruyns Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma flava N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma flavovirens L.E.Newton Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma foetida E.A.Bruce Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma forsskaolii (Decne.) Plowsen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma fosteri Pillans Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma furta P.R.O.Bally Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma geminata Schltr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma geniculata (Gravely & Mayur.) Meve & Liede Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma gossweileri S.Moore Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma gracilipes K.Schum. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma grivana Schltr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma hahnii Nel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma hexagona Lavranos Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma hottentotorum N.E. Br. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caralluma indica (Wight & Arn.) N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma intermedia (N.E.Br.) Schltr. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma joannis Maire Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma kalaharica Nel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma knobelii (E.Phillips) E.Phillips Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Caralluma kochii Lavranos Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma lamellosa M.G.Gilbert & Thulin Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma lateritia N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma lavranii Rauh & Wertel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma leendertziae N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma longicuspis N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma longiflora M.G.Gilbert Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma lugardii N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma luntii N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma melanantha (Schltdl.) N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma mireillae Lavranos Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma mogadoxensis Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma moniliformis P.R.O.Bally Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma montana R.A.Dyer & E.A.Bruce Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma moorei Aditya Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma mouretii A.Chev. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma munbyana (Decne.) N.E.Br. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma nebrownii A.Berger Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Caralluma nilagiriana Kumari & Subba Rao Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma pauciflora (Wight) N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma peckii P.R.O.Bally Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma penicillata (Deflers) N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma peschii Nel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma petraea Lavranos Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma piaranthoides Oberm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma pillansii N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma plicatiloba Lavranos Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma plurifasciculata P.R.O. Bally Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caralluma priogonium K.Schum. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma procumbens Gravely & Mayur. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma punctata Schltr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma quadrangula (Forssk.) N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma retrospiciens (Ehrenb.) N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma rogersii (L.Bolus) E.A.Bruce & R.A.Dyer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma rubiginosa Werderm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma ruschiana Dinter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma sarkariae Lavranos & R.M.I.Frandsen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma schweickerdtii Oberm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma serrulata Schltr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma sinaica (Decne.) A.Berger Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma socotrana (Balf.f.) N.E.Br. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma solenophora Lavranos Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma somalica N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma speciosa (N.E.Br.) N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma staintonii H.Hara Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma stalagmifera C.E.C.Fisch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma subterranea E.A.Bruce & P.R.O.Bally Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma subulata (Forssk.) Decne. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma sudanica Bruyns Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma tapscoltii hort. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caralluma truncatocoronata (Sedgw.) Gravely & Mayur. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma tuberculata N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma tubiformis E.A.Bruce & P.R.O.Bally Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma turneri E.A.Bruce Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Caralluma umbellata Haw. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma umdausensis Nel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma vaduliae Lavranos Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma vansonii Bremek. & Oberm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma vibratilis E.A.Bruce & P.R.O.Bally Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma wilhelmii Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma wilsonii P.R.O.Bally Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caralluma wissmannii Schwartz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 287 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Caralluma. Of these 78 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 83 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Caralluma. 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 287 species names for the genus Caralluma recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 78 27.2%
Synonym 146 50.9%
Unplaced 1 0.3%
Unassessed 62 21.6%

All names

The status of the 370 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Caralluma recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 85 23.0%
Synonym 212 57.3%
Unplaced 1 0.3%
Unassessed 72 19.5%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 287 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Caralluma, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 2 0 0 2 0.7%
Medium confidence 68 100 0 0 168 58.5%
Low confidence 10 44 1 62 117 40.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 28 0 4 0 32 11.1%
WCSP 0 5 0 0 0 5 1.7%
WCSP (in review) 78 113 1 58 0 250 87.1%