The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Elaeis

The genus Elaeis is in the family Arecaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Elaeis

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Elaeis guineensis Jacq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Elaeis oleifera (Kunth) Cortés Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Elaeis pernambucana Lodd. ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Elaeis spectabilis Lodd. ex Sweet Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 14 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Elaeis. Of these 2 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 30 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Elaeis. 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 14 species names for the genus Elaeis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2 14.3%
Synonym 10 71.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 14.3%

All names

The status of the 44 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Elaeis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2 4.5%
Synonym 40 90.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 4.5%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 14 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Elaeis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 2 10 0 0 12 85.7%
Medium confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Low confidence 0 0 0 2 2 14.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
WCSP 2 10 0 2 0 14 100%