The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Echinacea

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Echinacea

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Echinacea angustifolia DC. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea atrorubens (Nutt.) Nutt. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea hybrida Hort. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea laevigata (F.E.Boynton & Beadle ex C.L.Boynton & Beadle) S.F.Blake Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea pallida (Nutt.) Nutt. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea pallida Britton Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea paradoxa (Norton) Britton Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 1
Echinacea porteri Wood Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea sanguinea Nutt. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea serotina (Nutt.) DC. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea simulata McGregor Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea speciosa Lindl. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Echinacea tennesseensis (Beadle) Small Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11

Statistics

The Plant List includes 31 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Echinacea. Of these 10 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 24 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Echinacea. 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 31 species names for the genus Echinacea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 32.3%
Synonym 15 48.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 19.4%

All names

The status of the 55 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Echinacea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11 20.0%
Synonym 38 69.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 10.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 31 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Echinacea, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 10 15 0 0 25 80.6%
Low confidence 0 0 0 6 6 19.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 10 15 0 6 0 31 100%