The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Pereskia

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Pereskia

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Pereskia acardia Parm. ex Pfeiff. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia aculeata Mill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia affinis Meinsh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia arcadia J. Parm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia aureiflora F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia bahiensis Gürke Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia bleo (Kunth) DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia braziliensis Pfeiff. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia calandriniaefolia hort. ex C.F. Först. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia calandriniifolia Salm-Dyck Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia crassicaulis Zucc. ex Pfeiff. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia diazromeroana Cárdenas Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia glomerata Pfeiff. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia grandiflora Pfeiff. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia grandifolia Haw. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia grandispina J.Forbes Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia guamacho F.A.C.Weber Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia haageana Meinsh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia higuerana Cárdenas Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia horrida DC. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia hortensis Voss Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia kellermanii Rose Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia lanceolata Salm-Dyck Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia lanceolata C.F.Först. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia longissima Voss Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia lychnidiflora DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia marcanoi Areces Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia nemorosa Rojas Acosta Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia plantaginea Pfeiff. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pereskia portulacifolia (L.) DC. Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia quisqueyana A. H. Liogier Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia rufida hort. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia sacharosa Griseb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia stenantha F. Ritter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia weberiana K. Schum. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pereskia zinniiflora DC. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 92 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Pereskia. Of these 18 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 12 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Pereskia. 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 92 species names for the genus Pereskia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 18 19.6%
Synonym 54 58.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 20 21.7%

All names

The status of the 104 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Pereskia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 18 17.3%
Synonym 66 63.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 20 19.2%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 92 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Pereskia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 17 53 0 0 70 76.1%
Low confidence 1 1 0 20 22 23.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 13 31 0 5 0 49 53.3%
WCSP (in review) 5 23 0 15 0 43 46.7%