The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Ambrosia

The genus Ambrosia is in the family Compositae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Ambrosia

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia acuminata (Brandegee) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia ambrosioides (Cav.) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia arborescens Mill. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia arborescens Brandegee Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia artemisiifolia L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 1
Ambrosia artemisioides Meyen & Walp. Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia aspera Larrañaga Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia bidentata Michx. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia bryantii (Curran) Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia camphorata (Greene) W.W.Payne Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11 1
Ambrosia canescens A.Gray Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia carduacea (Greene) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia chamissonis (Less.) Greene Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia cheiranthifolia A.Gray Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia chenopodiifolia (Benth.) W.W.Payne Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia confertiflora DC. Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia cordifolia (A.Gray) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia crithmifolia DC. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia deltoidea (Torr.) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia dentata (Cabrera) M.O.Dillon Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia divaricata (Brandegee) Payne Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia diversifolia (Piper) Rydb. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia dumosa (A.Gray) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia eriocentra (A.Gray) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia flexuosa (A.Gray) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia grayi (A.Nelson) Shinners Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia × helenae Rouleau Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia heterophylla Muhl. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia hispida Pursh Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia humilis Vell. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia ilicifolia (A.Gray) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia integrifolia Muhl. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia × intergradiens W.H.Wagner Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia johnstoniorum Henrickson Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia linearis (Rydb.) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia longistylis Nutt. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia longistylis A.Gray Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia magdalenae (Brandegee) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia maritima L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia media Rydb. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia mexicana Hort. ex Bedevian Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia microcephala DC. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia monogyra (Torr. & A.Gray) Strother & B.G.Baldwin Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia nivea (B.L.Rob. & Fernald) W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia pannosa W.W.Payne Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia peruviana Willd. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia pitcheri Torr. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia × platysperma (Seaman) Strother & B.G. Baldw. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia × platyspina (Seaman) Strother & B.G.Baldwin Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia polystachya DC. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia psilostachya DC. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia pumila (Nutt.) A.Gray Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia purpurascens Ten. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia salsola (Torr. & A.Gray) Strother & B.G.Baldwin Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia scabra Hook. & Arn. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia striata Rydb. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia tacorensis Meyen Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia tarapacana Phil. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia tenuifolia Spreng. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia tomentosa Nutt. Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia trifida L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia variabilis Rydb. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia velutina O.E.Schulz Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Ambrosia villosissima Forssk. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11

Statistics

The Plant List includes 196 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Ambrosia. Of these 51 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 81 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Ambrosia. 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 196 species names for the genus Ambrosia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 51 26.0%
Synonym 127 64.8%
Unplaced 1 0.5%
Unassessed 17 8.7%

All names

The status of the 277 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Ambrosia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 51 18.4%
Synonym 203 73.3%
Unplaced 2 0.7%
Unassessed 21 7.6%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 196 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Ambrosia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 43 101 0 0 144 73.5%
Low confidence 8 26 1 17 52 26.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 51 126 1 17 0 195 99.5%
Tropicos 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.5%