The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Luffa

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Luffa

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa angolensis A. Chev. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Luffa arabum Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa batesii C.H.Wright Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa bendaul Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa bondel Buch.-Ham. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa cattu-picinna Ser. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa clavata Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa cordata Meisn. ex M.Roem. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa cylindrica (L.) M.Roem. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa echinata Roxb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa fricatoria Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa graveolens Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa hederacea Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa hederacea Wall. ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa hermaphrodita N.B.Singh & U.C.Bhattach. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa hilapikku Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa jacquinii Schrad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa kleinii Wight & Arn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa leiocarpa F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa longistyla Edgew. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa luffa (L.) A.Lyons Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa operculata (L.) Cogn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa parvala Buch.-Ham. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa parvula Buch.-Ham. ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa plukenetiana Ser. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa quinquefolia Seem. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa racemosa Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa saccata F.Muell. ex Naudin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa saccata F.Muell. ex I.Telford Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa satpatia Buch.-Ham. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa satpatia Buch.-Ham. ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa scabra Schumach. & Thonn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa sepium (G.Mey.) C.Jeffrey Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa striata Schrad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa tenera Royle Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa tuberosa Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa umbellata M.Roem. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa veitchii Naudin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Luffa vittata Zipp. ex Span. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 83 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Luffa. Of these 5 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 10 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Luffa. 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 83 species names for the genus Luffa recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 5 6.0%
Synonym 37 44.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 41 49.4%

All names

The status of the 93 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Luffa recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 5 5.4%
Synonym 47 50.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 41 44.1%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 83 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Luffa, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 5 35 0 0 40 48.2%
Low confidence 0 2 0 41 43 51.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 8 0 1 0 9 10.8%
WCSP (in review) 5 29 0 40 0 74 89.2%