The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Clethra

The genus Clethra is in the family Clethraceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Clethra

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Clethra acuminata Michx. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra alcoceri Greenm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra alexandri Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra alnifolia L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra arborea Aiton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra arfakana Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra barbinervis Siebold & Zucc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra bodinieri H.Lév. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra breedlovei C.W.Ham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra canescens Reinw. ex Blume Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 4
Clethra cardenasii Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra castaneifolia Meisn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra chiapensis L.M.González Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra coloradensis C.W.Ham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra concordia D.A. Neill, H. Beltrán & Quizhpe Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clethra consimilis Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra conzattiana L.M.González Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra crispa Gust. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra cubensis A.Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra cuneata Rusby Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra delavayi Franch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra elongata Rusby Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra fabri Hance Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra fagifolia Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Clethra fargesii Franch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra ferruginea (Ruiz & Pav.) Link ex Spreng. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra fimbriata Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra formosa E.Alfaro & J.F.Morales Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra fragrans L.M.González & R.Delgad. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra galepensis Klotzsch Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clethra gelida Standl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra guyanensis Klotzsch ex Meisn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra hartwegii Britton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra hendersonii Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra hirsutovillosa S.Valencia & Cruz Durán Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra javanica Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra kaipoensis H.Lév. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra karstenii Fed Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clethra kebarensis Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra lanata M.Martens & Galeotti Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra licanioides Standl. & Steyerm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra longispicata J.J.Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra luzmariae L.M.González Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra macrostachys Loiseleur Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clethra mexicana DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra michoacana C.W.Ham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra nicaraguensis C.W.Ham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra nutantiflora Standl. & L.O.Williams ex A.Molina Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra oaxacana C.W.Ham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra obovata (Ruiz & Pav.) G.Don Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra occidentalis (L.) Kuntze Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra oleoides L.O.Williams Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra ovalifolia Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra ovata G. Don Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clethra pachecoana Standl. & Steyerm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra pachyphylla Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra papuana J.J.Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra parallelinervia Gust. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra parvifolia Lundell Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra pedicellaris Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra peruviana Szyszyl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra petelotii Dop & Troch.-Marq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra poilanei Gagnep. ex Dop Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra pringlei S.Watson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra pulgarensis Elmer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra purpusii L.M.González Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra pyrogena Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra repanda Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra retivenia Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra revoluta (Ruiz & Pav.) Spreng. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra rosei Britton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra rugosa Steyerm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra scabra Pers. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra skutchii Standl. & Steyerm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra sleumeriana K.S.Hao Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra suaveolens Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra sumatrana J.J.Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra sumbawaensis Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra symingtonii Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra talamancana C.W.Ham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra tomentella Rolfe ex Dunn Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra tutensis C.W.Ham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra tuxtlensis L.M.González Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra uleana Sleumer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra vicentina Standl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Clethra virgata (Ruiz & Pav.) O.Fedtsch. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 213 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Clethra. Of these 80 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 60 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Clethra. 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 213 species names for the genus Clethra recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 80 37.6%
Synonym 127 59.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 2.8%

All names

The status of the 273 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Clethra recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 85 31.1%
Synonym 182 66.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 2.2%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 213 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Clethra, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 80 120 0 0 200 93.9%
Medium confidence 0 7 0 0 7 3.3%
Low confidence 0 0 0 6 6 2.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 7 0 5 0 12 5.6%
WCSP 80 120 0 1 0 201 94.4%