The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Acanthocereus

The genus Acanthocereus is in the family Cactaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Acanthocereus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Acanthocereus baxaniensis (Karw. ex Pfeiff.) Borg. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Acanthocereus griseus Backeb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Acanthocereus guatemalensis W.T. Marshall Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acanthocereus horridus Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Acanthocereus occidentalis Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Acanthocereus subinermis Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Acanthocereus undulosus (DC.) Croizat Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 36 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Acanthocereus. Of these 5 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 8 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Acanthocereus. 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 36 species names for the genus Acanthocereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 5 13.9%
Synonym 28 77.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 8.3%

All names

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

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 5 11.4%
Synonym 36 81.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 6.8%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 36 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Acanthocereus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 5 25 0 0 30 83.3%
Low confidence 0 3 0 3 6 16.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 2 0 1 0 3 8.3%
WCSP (in review) 5 26 0 2 0 33 91.7%