The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Balanophora

The genus Balanophora is in the family Balanophoraceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Balanophora

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Balanophora abbreviata Blume Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora capensis Eckl. & Zeyh. ex Eichler Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora dentata Tiegh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora dioica R.Br. ex Royle Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora elongata Blume Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Balanophora fargesii (Tiegh.) Harms Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora fungosa J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Balanophora harlandii Hook.f. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora involucrata Hook.f. & Thomson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora japonica Makino Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora latisepala (Tiegh.) Lecomte Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora laxiflora Hemsl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora lowii Hook.f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora nipponica Makino Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora papuana Schltr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora pierrei Lecomte Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora polyandra Griff. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora reflexa Becc. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora subcupularis P.C.Tam Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora tobiracola Makino Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora wilderi Setch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Balanophora yakushimensis Hatus. & Masam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 154 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Balanophora. Of these 19 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 19 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Balanophora. 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 154 species names for the genus Balanophora recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 19 12.3%
Synonym 127 82.5%
Unplaced 1 0.6%
Unassessed 7 4.5%

All names

The status of the 173 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Balanophora recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 23 13.3%
Synonym 142 82.1%
Unplaced 1 0.6%
Unassessed 7 4.0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 154 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Balanophora, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 5 0 0 5 3.2%
Medium confidence 18 109 0 0 127 82.5%
Low confidence 1 13 1 7 22 14.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 5 0 0 0 5 3.2%
WCSP 0 5 0 0 0 5 3.2%
WCSP (in review) 19 117 1 7 0 144 93.5%