The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Alnus

The genus Alnus is in the family Betulaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Alnus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Alnus acuminata Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Alnus alnobetula (Ehrh.) K.Koch Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 4
Alnus × aschersoniana Callier Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus balatonialis Borbás Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus cordata (Loisel.) Duby Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus cremastogyne Burkill Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus cuneata Geyer ex Walp. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus dimitrovii Jordanov & Kitanov Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × elliptica Req. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × fallacina Callier Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus fauriei H.Lév. & Vaniot Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus ferdinandi-coburgii C.K.Schneid. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus fernandi-coburgii C.K. Schneid. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus figerti Callier Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus firma Siebold & Zucc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus formosana (Burkill) Makino Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus frangula L. ex Huth Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus gigantea Nakai Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus glandulosa Sarg. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 3
Alnus glutipes (Jarm. ex Czerpek) Vorosch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus hakkodensis Hayashi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × hanedae Suyinata Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus henedae Sugim. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus henryi C.K.Schneid. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus hirsuta (Spach) Rupr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × hosoii Mizush. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus hybrida Rchb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus incana (L.) Moench Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 3
Alnus japonica (Thunb.) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus jorullensis Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Alnus × koehnei Callier Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus laciniata Ehrh. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus lanata Duthie ex Bean Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × ljungeri Murai Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus lobata Nyman Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus mairei H.Lév. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus mandshurica (Callier) Hand.-Mazz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus maritima (Marshall) Muhl. ex Nutt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus matsumurae Callier Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus maximowiczii Callier Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × mayrii Callier Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus microphylla Arv.-Touv. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus nepalensis D.Don Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus nitida (Spach) Endl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus oblongifolia Torr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus obtusifolia Mert. ex Regel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Alnus orientalis Decne. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus oxyacantha Lavalle Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus paniculata Nakai Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × peculiaris Hiyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus pendula Matsum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × pubescens Tausch Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × purpusii Callier Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus rhombifolia Nutt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus rubra Bong. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus serrulata (Aiton) Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus serrulatoides Callier Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus sieboldiana Matsum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × silesiaca Fiek Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × spaethii Callier Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus subcordata C.A.Mey. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus subrotunda Desf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus × suginoi Sugim. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus trabeculosa Hand.-Mazz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus vermicularis Nakai Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus vilmoriana Lebas Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Alnus washinhtonia Wetzel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 251 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Alnus. Of these 44 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 377 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Alnus. 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 251 species names for the genus Alnus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 44 17.5%
Synonym 183 72.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 24 9.6%

All names

The status of the 628 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Alnus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 57 9.1%
Synonym 547 87.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 24 3.8%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 251 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Alnus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 44 176 0 0 220 87.6%
Medium confidence 0 6 0 0 6 2.4%
Low confidence 0 1 0 24 25 10.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 6 0 11 0 17 6.8%
WCSP 44 177 0 13 1 234 93.2%