The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Silphium

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Silphium

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Silphium albiflorum A.Gray Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium asperrimum Hook. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium asteriscus L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 4
Silphium asteriscus Hornem. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium brachiatum Gatt. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium chichamangense Canby Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium collinum Greene Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium compositum Michx. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 2
Silphium compressum Hort. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium confertiflorum Small Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium conjunctum Willd. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium dissectum Poir. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium doronicifolium Kunze Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium edule Baill. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium elatum herb.banks ex Pursh Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium equatoriale Spruce Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium equatoriale Spruce ex Benth. & Hook.f. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium erythrocaulon Bernh. ex Spreng. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium glabrum Eggert ex Small Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium glaucum Weinm. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium glutinosum J.R.Allison Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium gummiferum Elliott Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium helianthoides L. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium helianthoides Greene Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium hornemannii Schrad. ex DC. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium integrifolium Michx. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 2
Silphium laciniatum Walter Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium laciniatum L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium laeve Hook. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium laevigatum Elliott Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium lanceolatum Canby Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium lanceolatum Nutt. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium latifolium Hill Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium mohrii Small Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium nudicaule M.A.Curtis Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium ovatum Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium patulum Banks ex Pursh Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium perfoliatum L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 1
Silphium perplexum J.R.Allison Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium petiolatum Poir. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium pinnatifidum T.Nees Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium platypterum Spruce ex Benth. & Hook.f. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium pseudo-laciniatum fras. ex DC. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium pumilum Pursh Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium quadrangulum Hedw. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium quercifolium DC. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium radula Nutt. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 1
Silphium reniforme Raf. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium reticulatum Raf. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium reticulatum Pursh Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium reticulatum Moench Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium rigidum Moench Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium scabrum Walter Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium sinuatum Banks ex Pursh Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium spicatum Poir. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium terebinthinaceum Jacq. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 1
Silphium ternatum Retz. ex Willd. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium ternatum Sessé & Moc. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium ternifolium Michx. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium tetragonotheca Gaertn. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium tetragonum Moench Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium trachopus Raf. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium trifoliatum L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silphium wasiotense Medley Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11

Statistics

The Plant List includes 90 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Silphium. Of these 17 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 48 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Silphium. 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 90 species names for the genus Silphium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 17 18.9%
Synonym 26 28.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 47 52.2%

All names

The status of the 138 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Silphium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 26 18.8%
Synonym 63 45.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 49 35.5%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 90 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Silphium, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 17 26 0 0 43 47.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 47 47 52.2%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 17 26 0 47 0 90 100%