The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Eriophorum

The genus Eriophorum is in the family Cyperaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Eriophorum

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Eriophorum angustifolium Honck. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Eriophorum bellardii Colla Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum × beringianum Raymond Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum brachyantherum Trautv. & C.A.Mey. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum callitrix Cham. ex C.A.Mey. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum chamissonis C.A.Mey. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum churchillianum Lepage Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Eriophorum comosum (Wall.) Nees Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum crinigerum (A.Gray) Beetle Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum dubium Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum × fellowsii (Fernald) M.S.Novos. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum filamentosum Boeckeler Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum × fulvum Bach.Pyl. ex Raymond Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum fusseolum Ohwi Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Eriophorum gracile Koch Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum × gracilifolium M.S.Novos. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum humile Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum latifolium Hoppe Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum × medium Andersson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum microstachyum Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum obtusa Schult. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Eriophorum × polystachiovaginatum Beauverd Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum porsildii Raymond Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Eriophorum × pylaieanum Raymond Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum × rousseauianum Raymond Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum scabriculme (Beetle) Raymond Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum scheuchzeri Hoppe Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum tenellum Nutt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum textile Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum tolmatchevii M.S.Novos. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum transiens Raymond Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum vaginatum L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum virginicum L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eriophorum viridicarinatum (Engelm.) Fernald Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 114 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Eriophorum. Of these 27 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 98 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Eriophorum. 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 114 species names for the genus Eriophorum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 27 23.7%
Synonym 80 70.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 7 6.1%

All names

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

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 29 13.7%
Synonym 176 83.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 7 3.3%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 114 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Eriophorum, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 25 80 0 0 105 92.1%
Medium confidence 2 0 0 0 2 1.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 7 7 6.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 2 0 0 2 0 4 3.5%
WCSP 25 80 0 5 0 110 96.5%