The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Scleria

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Scleria

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Scleria abortiva Nees ex Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria acanthocarpa Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria achtenii De Wild. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria adpressohirta (Kük.) E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria afroreflexa Lye Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria alpina Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria amazonica Camelb., M.T.Strong & Goetgh. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria anceps Liebm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria andringitrensis Cherm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria angusta Nees ex Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria angustifolia E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria annularis Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria anomala (Steud.) J.Raynal Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria arcuata E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria arenaria T. Koyama Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria arguta (Nees) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria aromatica Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria assamica (C.B.Clarke) D.M.Verma Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria atroglumis D.A.Simpson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria balansae Maury ex Micheli Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria baldwinii (Torr.) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria bambariensis Cherm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria baroni-clarkei De Wild. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria baronii C.B.Clarke ex Cherm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria benthamii C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria bequaertii De Wild. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria bicolor Nelmes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria biflora Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria boivinii Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria boniana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria borii D.M.Verma Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria bourgeaui Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria bracteata Cav. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria bradei Gross Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria brekiana Schltdl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria brownii Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria buekiana Schltdl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria buettneri Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria bulbifera Hochst. ex A.Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria bulbosa Schltdl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria burchellii C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria calcicola E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria camaratensis Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria canescens Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria canescens Boeck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria carphiformis Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria castanea Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria catharinensis Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria catophylla C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria chevalieri J.Raynal Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria chlorocalyx E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria ciliaris Nees Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria ciliata Michx. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Scleria clarkei Lindm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria clathrata Hochst. ex A.Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria colorata Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria comosa (Nees) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria complanata Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria composita (Nees) Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria corymbosa Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria cuyabensis Pilg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria cyathophora Holttum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria cyperina Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria delicatula Nelmes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria densispicata (C.B.Clarke) J.Kern Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria depauperata Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria depressa (C.B.Clarke) Nelmes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria distans Poir. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Scleria dregeana Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria dulungensis P.C.Li Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria eggersiana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria elongatissima Piérart Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria erythrorrhiza Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria fauriei Ohwi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria filiculmis Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria flagellum-nigrorum P.J.Bergius Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria flexuosa Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria foliosa Hochst. ex A.Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria foveolata Cav. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria fulvipilosa E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria gaertneri Raddi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria georgiana Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria glabra Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria globonux C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria glomerata Oliv. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria goosenii De Wild. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria goossensii De Wild. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria gracillima Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria greigiifolia (Ridl.) C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria guineensis J.Raynal Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria harlandii Hance Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria havanensis Britton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria hildebrandtii Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria hilsenbergii Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria hirta Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria hirtella Sw. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria hispidior (C.B.Clarke) Nelmes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria hispidula Hochst. ex A.Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria huberi C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria induta Turrill Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria interrupta Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria iostephana Nelmes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria jiangchengensis Y.Y.Qian Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria junghuhniana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria kerrii Turrill Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria khasiana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria killipiana Britton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria kindtiana Graebn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria lacustris C.Wright Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria lagoensis Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria latifolia Sw. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria laxa R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria laxiflora Gross Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria leptostachya Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria levis Retz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria lingulata C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria lithosperma (L.) Sw. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Scleria longispiculata Nelmes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria lucentinigricans E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria macbrideana Gross Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria mackaviensis Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria macrogyne C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria macrolomioides H.Pfeiff. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria macrophylla J.Presl & C.Presl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria madagascariensis Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria martii (Nees) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria melanomphala Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria melanotricha Hochst. & A.Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria melicoides Schltdl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria microcarpa Nees ex Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria mikawana Makino Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria millespicula T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria minima C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria minor (Britton) W.Stone Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria mitis P.J.Bergius Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria monticola Nelmes ex Napper Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria motemboensis Britton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria motleyi C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Scleria mucronata Poir. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria muehlenbergii Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria multilacunosa T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria mutoensis Nakai Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria myricocarpa Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria natalensis Boeckeler ex C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria naumanniana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria neesii Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria neocaledonica Rendle Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria neogranatensis C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria novae-hollandiae Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria nyasensis C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria oakesiana Robbins Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria oblata S.T.Blake ex J.Kern Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria obtusa Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria oligantha Michx. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria oligochondra Nelmes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria orchardii C.D.Adams Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria ovinux J.Raynal ex Fosberg Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria pachyrrhyncha Nelmes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria panicoides Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria papuana J.Kern Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria parallella C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria parvula Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria patula E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria pauciflora Muhl. ex Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Scleria paupercula E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria pergracilis (Nees) Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria pernambucana Luceño & M.Alves Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria perpusilla Cherm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria pilosa Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria pilosissima Britton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria plusiophylla Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria poeppigii (Nees) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria poiformis Retz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria poklei Wad.Khan Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria polycarpa Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria polyrrhiza E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria pooides Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria porphyrocarpa E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria procumbens E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria proporia C.B. Clarke Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria psilorrhiza C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria pulchella Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria purdiei C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria purpurascens Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Scleria pusilla Pilg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria racemosa Poir. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria radula Hance Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria ramosa C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria rehmannii C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria reticularis Michx. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria richardsiae E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria robinsoniana J.Raynal Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria robusta Camelb. & Goetgh. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria rugosa R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria rutenbergiana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria scabra Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria scabriuscula Schltdl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria scandens Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria schenckiana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria schiedeana Schltdl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria schimperiana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria schulzii Barros Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria scindens Nees ex Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria scindens Nees Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria scrobiculata Nees & Meyen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria secans (L.) Urb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria sellowiana Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria setulosociliata Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria sheilae J.Raynal Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria sieberi Nees Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria skutchii M.T.Strong & J.R.Grant Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria sobolifer E.F.Franklin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria sororia Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria sperrima Steud. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria sphacelata F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria spicata (Spreng.) J.F.Macbr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria spiciformis Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria splitgerberiana Henrard ex Uittien Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria sprucei C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria staheliana Uittien Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria stenophylla Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria stereorrhiza C.Wright ex C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria stipitata Uittien Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria stipularis Nees Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria stocksiana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria suffulta C.B.Clarke Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria sumatrensis Retz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria swamyi Govind. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria sylvestre Schrad. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria tenacissima (Nees) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria tenella Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria tepuiensis Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria terrestris (L.) Fassett Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Scleria tessellata Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Scleria testacea Nees ex Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria testacea Nees Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria thwaitesiana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria tonkinensis C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria transvaalensis E.F.Franklin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria trialata Poir. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria tricuspidata S.T.Blake Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria triglomerata Michx. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria triquetra M.T.Strong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria tropicalis M.T.Strong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria tryonii Domin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria uleana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria uleana Boeck. ex C.B. Clarke Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria unguiculata E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria vaginata Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria valdemuricata Kük. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria variegata (Nees) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria venezuelensis Core Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria verrucosa Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria verticillata Muhl. ex Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria veseyfitzgeraldii E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria vezeyfitzgeraldii E.A. Robinson Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Scleria vichadensis F.J.Herm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria violacea Pilg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria virgata (Nees) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria vogelii C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria warmingiana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria welwitschii C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria williamsii Gross Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria woodii C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Scleria wrightiana Boeckeler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria xerophila E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Scleria zambesica E.A.Rob. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 666 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Scleria. Of these 253 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 149 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Scleria. 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 666 species names for the genus Scleria recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 253 38.0%
Synonym 399 59.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 14 2.1%

All names

The status of the 815 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Scleria recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 266 32.6%
Synonym 535 65.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 14 1.7%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 666 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Scleria, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 252 387 0 0 639 95.9%
Medium confidence 1 12 0 0 13 2.0%
Low confidence 0 0 0 14 14 2.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IOPI 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.2%
Tropicos 1 12 0 13 0 26 3.9%
WCSP 252 386 0 1 1 639 95.9%