The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cornus

The genus Cornus is in the family Cornaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cornus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cornus × acadiensis Fernald Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus alba L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus alternifolia L.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus amomum Mill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Cornus × arnoldiana Rehder Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus arnoldiana Rehder Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cornus asperifolia Michx. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus austrosinensis W.P.Fang & W.K.Hu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus bretschneideri L.Henry Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus canadensis L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus capitata Wall. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Cornus caudata Zoll. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus chinensis Wangerin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus cinerea Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus controversa Hemsl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus darvasica (Pojark.) Pilip. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus davurica Laxm. ex Ledeb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus declinata Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus disciflora Moc. & Sessé ex DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus drummondii C.A.Mey. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus × dubia Rehder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus × dunbarii Rehder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus excelsa Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus eydeana Q.Y.Xiang & Y.M.Shui Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus florida L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Cornus foemina Mill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus × friedlanderi W.H.Wagner Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus glabrata Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus hemsleyi C.K.Schneid. & Wangerin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus hongkongensis Hemsl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 5
Cornus × horseyi Rehder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus iberica Woronow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus ilicifolia Hassk. & Zoll. ex Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus japonica Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus koehneana Wangerin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus kousa F.Buerger ex Hance Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Cornus kousa F. Buerger ex Miq. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cornus longifolia Medik. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus macrophylla Wall. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Cornus mas L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus meyeri (Pojark.) Pilip. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus multinervosa (Pojark.) Q.Y.Xiang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus nuttallii Audubon ex Torr. & A.Gray Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus nuttallii Audubon Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cornus oblonga Wall. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus officinalis Siebold & Zucc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus oligophlebia Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus papillosa W.P.Fang & W.K.Hu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus parviflora S.S.Chien Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus parvifolia Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus peruviana J.F.Macbr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus quinquinervis Franch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus racemosa Lam. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus rosea H.Lév. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus rugosa Lam. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus sanguinea L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 3
Cornus schindleri Wangerin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Cornus sericea L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Cornus serotina Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus serrulata Hassk. & Zoll. ex Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus sessilis Torr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus × slavinii Rehder Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus smonbeigii Hemsl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cornus stricta Zoll. & Moritzi Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus suecica L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus ulotricha C.K.Schneid. & Wangerin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus × unalaschkensis Ledeb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus volkensii Harms Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus walteri Wangerin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cornus wilsoniana Wangerin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 406 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cornus. Of these 51 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 250 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cornus. 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 406 species names for the genus Cornus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 51 12.6%
Synonym 336 82.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 19 4.7%

All names

The status of the 656 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cornus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 67 10.2%
Synonym 570 86.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 19 2.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 406 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cornus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 51 319 0 0 370 91.1%
Medium confidence 0 13 0 0 13 3.2%
Low confidence 0 4 0 19 23 5.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 12 0 4 0 16 3.9%
WCSP 51 323 0 15 0 389 95.8%
WCSP (in review) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.2%