The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Espostoa

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Espostoa

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Espostoa blossfeldiorum (Werderm.) Buxb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa calva F.Ritter Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa frutescens Madsen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa gigantea Backeb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa guentheri (Kupper) Buxb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa guentheri (Kupper) Buxb. ex Eggli Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa haagei (Poselger ex Rumpler) F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Espostoa humboldtiana Backeb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa humboldtii Backeb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa lanata (Kunth) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Espostoa melanostele (Vaupel) Borg Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa mirabilis F.Ritter Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa nana F.Ritter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa ritteri Buining Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa senilis (F.Ritter) N.P.Taylor Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Espostoa utcubambensis G.J.Charles Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 54 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Espostoa. Of these 11 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 12 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Espostoa. 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 54 species names for the genus Espostoa recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11 20.4%
Synonym 37 68.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 11.1%

All names

The status of the 66 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Espostoa recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 14 21.2%
Synonym 46 69.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 9.1%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 54 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Espostoa, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 10 30 0 0 40 74.1%
Low confidence 1 7 0 6 14 25.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 14 0 0 0 15 27.8%
WCSP (in review) 10 23 0 6 0 39 72.2%