The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Empetrum

The genus Empetrum is in the family Ericaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Empetrum

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Empetrum eamesii Fernald & Wiegand Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Empetrum erectum Loefl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Empetrum nigrum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 11
Empetrum rubrum Vahl ex Willd. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1

Statistics

The Plant List includes 28 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Empetrum. Of these 3 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 37 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Empetrum. 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 28 species names for the genus Empetrum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3 10.7%
Synonym 22 78.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 10.7%

All names

The status of the 65 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Empetrum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 12 18.5%
Synonym 46 70.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 7 10.8%

The confidence with which the status of the 28 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Empetrum, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 3 22 0 0 25 89.3%
Low confidence 0 0 0 3 3 10.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 0 0 1 0 1 3.6%
WCSP (in review) 3 22 0 2 0 27 96.4%