The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Maerua

The genus Maerua is in the family Capparaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Maerua

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Maerua acuminata Oliv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua aethiopica (Fenzl) Oliv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua albomarginata Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua amphilahensis N.Terracc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua andradae Wild Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua angolensis DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Maerua apetala (Spreng.) M. Jacobs Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua arenaria Hook. f. & Thomson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua arenicola Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua baillonii Hadj-Moust. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua becquetii Wilczek Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua bequaertii De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua birtella Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua boranensis Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua brevipetiolata Killick Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua brunnescens Wild Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua bukobensis Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua bussei R. Wilczek Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua buxifolia (Welw. ex Oliv.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua caffra Pax Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua cafra Pax Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua calantha Gilg Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua campicola Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua camporum Gilg & Benedict Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua candida Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua caudata Pax Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua cerasicarpa Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua crassifolia Forssk. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua currori Hook.f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua cylindricarpa Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua cylindrocarpa Hadj-Moust. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua dasyura Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua de-waillyi Aubrév. & Pellegr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua deckenii (Chiov.) Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua decumbens (Brongn.) DeWolf Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua denhardtiorum Gilg Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua descampsii De Wild. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua dolichobotrys Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua duchesnei (De Wild.) F.White Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua dupontii Hemsl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua edulis (Gilg & Gilg-Ben.) DeWolf Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua elegans Wilczek Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua emarginata Schinz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua eminii Pax Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua endlichii Gilg & Bened. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua erlangeriana Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua erythrantha Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua erythreae Gilg & Gilg-Ben. ex Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua filiformis Drake Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua floribunda Sim Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua floribunda Fenzl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua friesii Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua gilgiana De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua gilgii Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua gillettii Lars E. Kers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua glauca Chiov. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua goetzeana Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua gorinii Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua grantii Oliv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua harmsiana Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua hirticaulis Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua hoehnelii Schweinf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua hoehnelii Schweinf. ex Gilg & Benedict Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua holstii Pax Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua homblei De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua humbertii Hadj-Moust. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua intricata Lars E. Kers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua jasminifolia Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua johannis Volkens & Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua juncea Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Maerua kaessneri Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua kaokoensis Swanepoel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua kassakalla De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua kirkii F. White Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua lanzae Fiori Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua linearis (DC.) Pax Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua lucida Hochst. ex A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua macrantha Gilg Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua macrocarpa Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua meyeri-johannis Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua mildbraedii Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua monticola Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua mucronata F.N.Williams Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua mungaii Beentje Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua nana Polhill Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua nervosa Oliv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua nuda Scott-Elliot Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua oblongifolia (Forssk.) A.Rich. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua pachystigma Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua paniculata Wild Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua parvifolia Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua paxii Schinz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua pirottae Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua polyandra R. A. Graham Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua prittwitzii Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua pseudopetalosa (Gilg & Gilg-Ben.) DeWolf Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua pubescens Müll.Berol. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua puccionii Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua purpurascens Thulin Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua pygmaea Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua racemosa Vahl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua racemosa Lanza Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua racemosa Sim Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua racemulosa Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua ramosissima Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua retusa Hochst. ex A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua retusa Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua rhodesiana Wild Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua rigida R.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua rigida R.Br. ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua robynsii Wilczek Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua rosmarinoides Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua salicifolia Wild Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua scandens Müll.Berol. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua scandens Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua schinzii Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua schliebenii Gilg-Ben. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua senegalensis R.Br. ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua senegalensis R.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua sessiliflora Gilg Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua siamensis (Kurz) Pax Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua skeneae Briq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua socotrana Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua somalensis Pax Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua sphaerocarpa Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua sphaerogyna Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua stenogyna Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua stenophylla Sprague Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua stuhlmannii Pax Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua subcordata (Gilg) DeWolf Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua ternata T.Durand & Schinz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua thomsonii T. Anderson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Maerua tomentosa Pax Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua trachycarpa Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua trichocarpa Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua trichophylla Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua triphylla A. Rich. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Maerua uguenensis Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua undulata T.Durand & Schinz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua urophylla Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua variifolia Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Maerua vitis-idaeifolia Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 189 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Maerua. Of these 53 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 10 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Maerua. 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 189 species names for the genus Maerua recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 53 28.0%
Synonym 41 21.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 95 50.3%

All names

The status of the 199 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Maerua recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 57 28.6%
Synonym 46 23.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 96 48.2%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 189 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Maerua, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 50 38 0 0 88 46.6%
Low confidence 3 3 0 95 101 53.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 41 19 0 0 0 60 31.7%
WCSP (in review) 12 22 0 95 0 129 68.3%