The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Mertensia

The genus Mertensia is in the family Boraginaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Mertensia

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Mertensia acutifolia Gay Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia alpina (Torr.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia ambigua Piper Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia amplifolia Wooton & Standl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia arizonica Greene Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Mertensia bakeri Greene Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Mertensia bella Piper Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia beyrichiana Sturm Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia bifurcata Kunze Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia blepharocalyx Kitag. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia bracteata (Willd. ex Schult.) Kamelin Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia brevistyla S. Watson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Mertensia campanulata A. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia canescens Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia ciliata (James ex Torr.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 4
Mertensia circinnata Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia clokeyi Osterh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia congesta Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia cooperae Peck Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia coronata A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia corymbosa (Lehm.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia crassifolia C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia cryptocarpa Gay Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia cunninghamii J.Jay Sm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia cusickii Piper Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia davurica (Sims) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia denticulata (Lehm.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia discolor Schrad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia drummondii (Lehm.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia dshagastanica Regel Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia edelbergii Rech.f. & Riedl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia elliptica Ledeb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia elongata Benth. ex C.B.Clarke Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia emarginata Raddi Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia eplicata J.F.Macbr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia excelsa J.Jay Sm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia foliosa A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Mertensia franciscana A. Heller Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia furcata Willd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia fusiformis Greene Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia glauca Sw. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia hawaiensis Nakai Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia hermanni Hook. & Grev. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia hermannii Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia hookeri J.Jay Sm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia humilis Rydb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia incongruens J.F.Macbr. & Payson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia infirma Piper Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia intermedia Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia jenissejensis Popov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia kamczatica DC. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. ex A. DC. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 8
Mertensia lanuginosa Fée Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia latissima Fée Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia lindelofioides Rech.f. & Riedl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia littoralis Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia longiflora Greene Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Mertensia longissima Kunze Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia longistyla Ledeb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia macdougalii A. Heller Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia marginata (Nutt.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia maritima (L.) Gray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia media Osterh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia membranacea Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia mexicana L.O. Williams Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia meyeriana J.F. Macbr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia micrantha A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia moltkioides C.B.Clarke Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia muriculata Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia neglecta Sturm Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia nelsonii J.F.Macbr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia nutans Howell Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia oblongifolia (Nutt.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Mertensia obtusa Desv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia oreophila L.O.Williams Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia ovalifolia (DC.) Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia ovata Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia pallasii (Ledeb.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia pallida Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia palmeri A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia paniculata (Aiton) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 4
Mertensia papillosa Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia parryi Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia parviflora G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia perplexa Rydb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia picta Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia pilosa (Cham.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia platensis (Rydb.) Rydb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia platyphylla A. Heller Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Mertensia plumiformis C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia praecox Smiley ex J.F.Macbr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia pratensis A.Heller Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Mertensia primuloides C.B.Clarke Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia pteridifolia C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia pulmonarioides Roth Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia quadripartita Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia racemosa Benth. ex C.B.Clarke Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia refracta A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia rivularis DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia rubescens Fée Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia sampsonii Tidestr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia secundiflora (DC.) Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia seminuda Kunze Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia serbica Janka Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia serrulata (Turcz.) DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia sibirica (L.) G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Mertensia simplicissima G. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia sinica Kamelin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia siskiyouensis Applegate Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia spissa Fée Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia stenoloba Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia strigosa Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia strigosa Melch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia stylosa DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia symphytoides Fisch. ex Herder Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia symphytoides Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia tarbagataica B. Fedtsch. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia toyabensis J.F.Macbr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia tubiflora Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia tweedyi Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia umbraculifera Kunze Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia umbratilis Greenm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia vestita Kunze Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia villosula G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Mertensia virginica (L.) Pers. ex Link Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mertensia viridis (A. Nelson) A. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 4
Mertensia viridula Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 229 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Mertensia. Of these 40 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 56 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Mertensia. 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 229 species names for the genus Mertensia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 40 17.5%
Synonym 79 34.5%
Unplaced 2 0.9%
Unassessed 108 47.2%

All names

The status of the 285 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Mertensia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 70 24.6%
Synonym 102 35.8%
Unplaced 2 0.7%
Unassessed 111 38.9%

The confidence with which the status of the 229 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Mertensia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 40 61 0 0 101 44.1%
Low confidence 0 18 2 108 128 55.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 38 53 0 1 0 92 40.2%
WCSP (in review) 2 26 2 107 0 137 59.8%