The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Leucothoe

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Leucothoe

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Leucothoe acuminata (Aiton) G. Don Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Leucothoe ambigua Meisn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe axillaris (Lam.) D. Don Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18 1
Leucothoe bahiensis DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe catesbaei (Walter) A. Gray Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Leucothoe ciliata DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe coccinea DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe cusickii M.E.Jones Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe davisiae Torr. ex A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Leucothoe editorum Fernald & B.G. Schub. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Leucothoe floribunda D.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe fontanesiana (Steud.) Sleumer Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Leucothoe grayana Maxim. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe griffithiana C.B. Clarke Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Leucothoe hirta DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe ilicifolia DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe keiskei Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe laxiflora Meisn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe martii Meisn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe platyphylla Small Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe rhomboidalis A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe spicata G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe spinulosa G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Leucothoe tonkinensis Dop Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Leucothoe tschonoskii Maxim. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 41 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Leucothoe. Of these 9 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 25 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Leucothoe. 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 41 species names for the genus Leucothoe recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 9 22.0%
Synonym 9 22.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 23 56.1%

All names

The status of the 66 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Leucothoe recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 15.2%
Synonym 31 47.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 25 37.9%

The confidence with which the status of the 41 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Leucothoe, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 5 3 0 0 8 19.5%
Low confidence 4 6 0 23 33 80.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 8 1 0 0 0 9 22.0%
WCSP (in review) 1 8 0 23 0 32 78.0%