The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melothria

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Melothria

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Melothria abyssinica Naudin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria affinis King Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria angulata Chakrav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria antunesii Harms & Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria argentea Domin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria baueriana F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria breyeri Burtt Davy Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria carnosula Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria ciprianii Pic.Serm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria cissybium M.Jacobs Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria cogniauxiana De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria crassifolia Small Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria cucumerina Naudin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria cucumis Vell. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria cunninghamii F.Muell. ex Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria domingensis Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria dulcis Wunderlin Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria edulis Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria fernandensis Hutch. & Dalziel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria floribunda Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria friesiana Harms Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria gilgiana Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria gourmaensis A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria gracilipes Merr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria hirsuta Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria hispidula Burtt Davy Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria ledermannii Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria lobata Merr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria longipedunculata Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria longituba C. Jeffrey Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria louisii Robyns Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria membranifolia Cogn. ex Schinz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria micrantha F.Muell. ex Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria microcarpa Shuttlew. ex Small Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria microsperma Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria mildbraedii Gilg & Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria monoica Schrad. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria muelleri Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria nashii Small Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria natalensis Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria nigra Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria obtusiloba Spruce ex Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria ovata Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria pendula L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Melothria perpusilla (Blume) Cogn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria pervaga Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria pringlei (S.Watson) Mart.Crov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria pulchra Buscal. & Muschl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria punctatissima Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria rauwenhoffii Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria rechingeri Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria regelii Naudin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria repanda Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria rostrata Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria scabra Naudin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria schulziana M. Crovetto Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria scrobiculata Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria simplicifolia Cogn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria stolzii Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria subpellucida Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria tomentosa Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria triangularis Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria trifoliata (Cogn.) Mart.Crov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria trifoliolata (Cogn.) Mart.Crov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria trilobata Cogn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria uliginosa Cogn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria velutina Cogn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria warmingii Cogn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melothria zehnerioides Haines Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria zeylanica C.B.Clarke Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melothria zeylanica K.D.Koenig ex Wight & Arn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 105 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Melothria. Of these 14 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 9 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Melothria. 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 105 species names for the genus Melothria recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 14 13.3%
Synonym 20 19.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 71 67.6%

All names

The status of the 114 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Melothria recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 15 13.2%
Synonym 28 24.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 71 62.3%

The confidence with which the status of the 105 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Melothria, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 14 16 0 0 30 28.6%
Low confidence 0 4 0 71 75 71.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 9 5 0 1 0 15 14.3%
WCSP (in review) 5 15 0 70 0 90 85.7%