The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Benincasa

The genus Benincasa is in the family Cucurbitaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Benincasa

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 15 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Benincasa. Of these 1 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 7 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Benincasa. 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 15 species names for the genus Benincasa recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1 6.7%
Synonym 13 86.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 6.7%

All names

The status of the 22 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Benincasa recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1 4.5%
Synonym 20 90.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 4.5%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 15 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Benincasa, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 1 13 0 0 14 93.3%
Low confidence 0 0 0 1 1 6.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
WCSP (in review) 1 13 0 1 0 15 100%