The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Loxanthocereus

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Loxanthocereus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Loxanthocereus deserticola F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Loxanthocereus erectispinus Rauh & Backeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Loxanthocereus eulalianus Rauh & Backeb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Loxanthocereus ferrugineus Rauh & Backeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Loxanthocereus hoffmannii F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Loxanthocereus hystrix Rauh & Backeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Loxanthocereus montanus F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Loxanthocereus sulcifer Rauh & Backeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 15 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Loxanthocereus. Of these 7 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 2 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Loxanthocereus. 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 15 species names for the genus Loxanthocereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 7 46.7%
Synonym 7 46.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 6.7%

All names

The status of the 17 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Loxanthocereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 7 41.2%
Synonym 9 52.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 5.9%

The confidence with which the status of the 15 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Loxanthocereus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 7 7 0 0 14 93.3%
Low confidence 0 0 0 1 1 6.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 7 7 0 0 0 14 93.3%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 1 0 1 6.7%