The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melanthera

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Melanthera

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Melanthera abyssinica (Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.) Vatke Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera abyssinica (Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.) Benth. & Hook. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera angustifolia A.Rich. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera angustifolia Gilli Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera biflora (L.) Wild Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera bryanii (Sherff) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera buchii Urb. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera cinerea Schweinf. ex Schweinf. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera cinerea Schweinf. ex Engl. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera decora "Poepp. ex S.S.Renner, Balslev & Holm-Niels." Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera discoidea S.F.Blake Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera elliptica Hutch. & Dalziel Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera elliptica O.Hoffm. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera fauriei (H.Lév.) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera felicis C.D.Adams Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera gambica Hutch. & Dalziel Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera glandulosa Wall. ex DC. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera hastata (Walt.) Rich. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera integrifolia (Nutt.) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera kamolensis (O.Deg. & Sherff) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera lanceolata Benth. ex Oerst. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera latifolia (Gardner) Cabrera Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera lavarum (Gaudich.) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera longipes Rusby Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera micrantha (Nutt.) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11 1
Melanthera nivea (L.) Small Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera nivea O.E.Schulz Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera orientalis Spreng. ex DC. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera oxycarpha S.F.Blake Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera oxylepis DC. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera parvifolia Small Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera perdita (Sherff) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera populifolia (Sherff) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera prostrata (Hemsl.) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera pungens Oliv. & Hiern Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 2
Melanthera remyi (A.Gray) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera rhombifolia O.Hoffm. & Muschl. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera richardsae Wild Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera robinsonii Wild Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera robusta (Makino) K. Ohashi & H. Ohashi Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melanthera scaberrima Hiern Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 2
Melanthera scandens ("Schu, nach. & Thonn.") Brenan Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera subcordata (A.Gray) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera tenuifolia (A.Gray) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera tenuis (O.Deg. & Sherff) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera triternata (Klatt) Wild Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera urticaefolia Cass. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera venosa (Sherff) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Melanthera waimeaensis (H.St.John) W.L.Wagner & H.Rob. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11

Statistics

The Plant List includes 191 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Melanthera. Of these 38 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 63 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Melanthera. 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 191 species names for the genus Melanthera recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 38 19.9%
Synonym 128 67.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 25 13.1%

All names

The status of the 254 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Melanthera recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 42 16.5%
Synonym 183 72.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 29 11.4%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 191 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Melanthera, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 32 117 0 0 149 78.0%
Low confidence 6 11 0 25 42 22.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 37 128 0 25 0 190 99.5%
Tropicos 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.5%