The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Micranthocereus

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Micranthocereus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Micranthocereus albicephalus (Buining & Brederoo) F. Ritter Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Micranthocereus aureispinus F.Ritter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Micranthocereus auri-azureus Buining & Brederoo Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Micranthocereus dolichospermaticus (Buining & Brederoo) F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Micranthocereus estevesii (Buining & Brederoo) F. Ritter Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Micranthocereus flaviflorus Buining & Brederoo Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Micranthocereus haematocarpus F.Ritter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Micranthocereus hofackerianus (P.J.Braun & Esteves) M.Machado Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Micranthocereus monteazulensis F.Ritter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Micranthocereus polyanthus (Werderm.) Backeb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Micranthocereus purpureus (Gürke) F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Micranthocereus ruficeps F.Ritter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Micranthocereus streckeri Van Heek & Van Criek. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Micranthocereus violaciflorus Buining Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 23 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Micranthocereus. Of these 10 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 3 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Micranthocereus. 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 23 species names for the genus Micranthocereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 43.5%
Synonym 5 21.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 8 34.8%

All names

The status of the 26 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Micranthocereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 12 46.2%
Synonym 6 23.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 8 30.8%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 23 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Micranthocereus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 8 5 0 0 13 56.5%
Low confidence 2 0 0 8 10 43.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 5 2 0 0 0 7 30.4%
WCSP (in review) 5 3 0 8 0 16 69.6%