The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Oreocereus

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Oreocereus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Oreocereus australis (F.Ritter) A.E.Hoffm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Oreocereus celsianus (Lem. ex Salm-Dyck) Riccob. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus doelzianus (Backeb.) Borg Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus fossulatus (Labour.) Backeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus hempelianus (Gürke) D.R. Hunt Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus hendriksenianus Backeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus leucotrichus (Phil.) Wagenkn. Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus piscoensis (Rauh & Backeb.) F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus ritteri Cullman Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus tacnaensis F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus trollii Kupper Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Oreocereus varicolor Backeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 42 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Oreocereus. Of these 11 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 10 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Oreocereus. 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 42 species names for the genus Oreocereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11 26.2%
Synonym 21 50.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 10 23.8%

All names

The status of the 52 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Oreocereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11 21.2%
Synonym 30 57.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 11 21.2%

The confidence with which the status of the 42 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Oreocereus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 9 18 0 0 27 64.3%
Low confidence 2 3 0 10 15 35.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 11 20 0 0 0 31 73.8%
WCSP (in review) 0 1 0 10 0 11 26.2%