The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Xanthium

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Xanthium

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Xanthium albinum (Widd.) Scholz & Sukopp Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium almerae Sennen Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium anatolicum Boiss. & Heldr. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium annuum Georgi Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium argenteum Widder Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium basilei Sennen Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium × bitteri P.Fourn. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium brachyacanthum Wallr. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium brevirostre Hochst. ex A.Rich. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium × bushii Widder Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium canadense sabbat. ex Nyman Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium catalaunicum Sennen Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium catharticum Kunth Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium cavanillesii Schouw ex Didr. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium chrysacanthum Costa ex Widder Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium eriocarpon Wallr. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium faurae Sennen Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium hispanicum Sennen Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium humile Heynh. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium inaequilaterum DC. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium inflexum "Mackenzie, Bush & Widder" Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium intermedium Cuatrec. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium laevigatum Muhl. ex Wallr. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium maculatum Raf. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium microcarpum Sennen Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium natalense Widder Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium nigri "Ces, Passer & Gibelli" Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium numidicum Jord. & Fourr. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium orientale L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 4
Xanthium orientale Cav. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium × parodii Widder Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium parvifolium DC. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium pungens Wallr. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium revelieri Jord. & Fourr. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium saccharatum Wallr. & Widder Accepted L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium sallentii Sennen Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium × shullii Widder Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium silphifolium Greene Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium spinosum L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium strumarium Lour. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium strumarium Elliott Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium strumarium L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11 2
Xanthium vayredae Sennen Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium vulgare Lam. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium wallrothii Widder Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium widderi Sennen Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium wootoni Auct. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11
Xanthium xanthocarpum Wallr. Unresolved L TICA 2012-02-11

Statistics

The Plant List includes 133 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Xanthium. Of these 11 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 79 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Xanthium. 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 133 species names for the genus Xanthium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11 8.3%
Synonym 85 63.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 37 27.8%

All names

The status of the 212 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Xanthium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 16 7.5%
Synonym 158 74.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 38 17.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 133 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Xanthium, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 9 85 0 0 94 70.7%
Low confidence 2 0 0 37 39 29.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 11 85 0 37 0 133 100%