The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Catharanthus

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Catharanthus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Catharanthus coriaceus Markgr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Catharanthus lanceus (Bojer ex A.DC.) Pichon Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Catharanthus longifolius (Pichon) Pichon Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Catharanthus ovalis Markgr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Catharanthus pusillus (Murray) G.Don Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Catharanthus scitulus (Pichon) Pichon Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Catharanthus trichophyllus (Baker) Pichon Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 27 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Catharanthus. Of these 8 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 13 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Catharanthus. 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 27 species names for the genus Catharanthus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 8 29.6%
Synonym 19 70.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 0 0%

All names

The status of the 40 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Catharanthus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 9 22.5%
Synonym 31 77.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 0 0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 27 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Catharanthus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 8 15 0 0 23 85.2%
Medium confidence 0 4 0 0 4 14.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 4 0 0 0 4 14.8%
WCSP 8 15 0 0 0 23 85.2%