The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cannabis

The genus Cannabis is in the family Cannabaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cannabis

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cannabis × intersita Soják Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cannabis sativa L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 14 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cannabis. Of these 1 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 20 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cannabis. 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 14 species names for the genus Cannabis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1 7.1%
Synonym 12 85.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 7.1%

All names

The status of the 34 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cannabis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1 2.9%
Synonym 32 94.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 2.9%

The confidence with which the status of the 14 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cannabis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 1 12 0 0 13 92.9%
Low confidence 0 0 0 1 1 7.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 0 0 1 0 1 7.1%
WCSP (in review) 1 12 0 0 0 13 92.9%