The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Silybum

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Silybum

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Silybum cernuum Ledeb. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silybum eburneum Coss. & Durieu Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silybum × gonzaloi "Cantó, Sánchez Mata & Rivas Mart." Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silybum hispanicum Loscos & Pardo Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silybum intermedium Willk. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silybum leucanthum Jord. & Fourr. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Silybum squarrosum Tausch Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11

Statistics

The Plant List includes 21 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Silybum. Of these 2 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 4 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Silybum. 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 21 species names for the genus Silybum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2 9.5%
Synonym 12 57.1%
Unplaced 1 4.8%
Unassessed 6 28.6%

All names

The status of the 25 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Silybum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2 8.0%
Synonym 16 64.0%
Unplaced 1 4.0%
Unassessed 6 24.0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 21 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Silybum, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 2 12 0 0 14 66.7%
Low confidence 0 0 1 6 7 33.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 2 12 0 6 0 20 95.2%
Tropicos 0 0 1 0 0 1 4.8%