The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Buxus

The genus Buxus is in the family Buxaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Buxus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Buxus acuminata Müll.Arg. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus acunae Borhidi & O.Muñiz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus acutata Friis Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus aneura Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus arborea Proctor Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus austroyunnanensis Hatus. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus bahamensis Baker Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus balearica Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus baracoensis Borhidi & O.Muñiz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus bartlettii Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus benguellensis Gilg Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Buxus bissei Eg.Köhler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus bodinieri H.Lév. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus braimbridgeorum Eg.Köhler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus brevipes Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus calcarea G.E.Schatz & Lowry Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus californica Baill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus capuronii G.E.Schatz & Lowry Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus chaoanensis H.G.Ye Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus cipolinica Lowry & G.E.Schatz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus citrifolia (Willd.) Spreng. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus cochinchinensis Pierre ex Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus conzattii Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus cordata (Radcl.-Sm.) Friis Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus crassifolia (Britton) Urb. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus cubana Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus dioica Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus ekmanii Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus excisa Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus flaviramea (Britton) Mathou Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus foliosa Urb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Buxus fortunei Carruth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus glomerata Müll.Arg. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus gonoclada (C.Wright) Müll.Arg. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus hainanensis Merr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus harlandii Hance Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus hebecarpa Hatus. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus henryi Mayr Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Buxus heterophylla Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus hildebrandtii Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus historica Borhidi & O.Muñiz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus holttumiana Hatus. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus humbertii G.E.Schatz & Lowry Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus ichagensis Hatus. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus imbricata Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus itremoensis G.E.Schatz & Lowry Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus jaucoensis Eg.Köhler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus laevigata Spreng. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus lancifolia Brandegee Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus latistyla Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus leivae Eg.Köhler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus leonii (Britton) Mathou Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus linearifolia M.Cheng Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus lisowskii Bamps & Malaisse Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus liukiuensis (Makino) Makino Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus loheri Merr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus macowanii Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus macrocarpa Capuron Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus macrophylla (Britton) Fawc. & Rendle Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus madagascarica Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus malayana Ridl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus marginalis (Britton) Urb. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus megistophylla H.Lév. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus mexicana Brandegee Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus microphylla Siebold & Zucc. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Buxus moana Alain Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus moctezumae Eg.Köhler, R.Fernald & Zamudio Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus mollicula W.W.Sm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus monticola G.E.Schatz & Lowry Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus moratii G.E.Schatz & Lowry Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus muelleriana Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus myrica H.Lév. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus natalensis (Oliv.) Hutch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus nyasica Hutch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus obovata Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus obtusifolia (Mildbr.) Hutch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus olivacea Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus pachyphylla Merr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus papillosa C.K.Schneid. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus pilosula Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus portoricensis Alain Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus pseudaneura Eg.Köhler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus pubescens Greenm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus pubifolia Merr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus pubiramea Merr. & Chun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus pulchella Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus purdieana Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus rabenantoandroi G.E.Schatz & Lowry Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus retusa Müll.Arg. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus revoluta (Britton) Mathou Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus rheedioides Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus rivularis Merr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus rolfei S.Vidal Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus rugulosa Hatus. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Buxus rupicola Ridl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus sclerophylla Eg.Köhler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus sempervirens L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Buxus serpentinicola Eg.Köhler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus shaferi (Britton) Urb. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus sinica (Rehder & E.H.Wilson) M.Cheng Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Buxus stenophylla Hance Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus subcolumnaris Müll.Arg. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus triptera Eg.Köhler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus vaccinioides (Britton) Urb. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus vahlii Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus wallichiana Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus wrightii Müll.Arg. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Buxus yunquensis Eg.Köhler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 191 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Buxus. Of these 104 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 63 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Buxus. 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 191 species names for the genus Buxus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 104 54.5%
Synonym 66 34.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 21 11.0%

All names

The status of the 254 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Buxus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 112 44.1%
Synonym 121 47.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 21 8.3%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 191 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Buxus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 4 0 0 4 2.1%
Medium confidence 94 57 0 0 151 79.1%
Low confidence 10 5 0 21 36 18.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 8 0 1 0 10 5.2%
WCSP 0 4 0 0 0 4 2.1%
WCSP (in review) 103 54 0 20 0 177 92.7%