The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Mesanthemum

The genus Mesanthemum is in the family Eriocaulaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Mesanthemum

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Mesanthemum africanum Moldenke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum albidum Lecomte Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum angustitepalum Kimp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum auratum Lecomte Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum bennae Jacq.-Fél. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum cupricola Kimp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum glabrum Kimp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum jaegeri Jacq.-Fél. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum pilosum Kimp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum prescottianum (Bong.) Körn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum pubescens (Lam.) Körn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum radicans (Benth.) Körn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum reductum H.E.Hess Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum rutenbergianum Körn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mesanthemum variabile Kimp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 27 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Mesanthemum. Of these 15 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 2 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Mesanthemum. 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 27 species names for the genus Mesanthemum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 15 55.6%
Synonym 12 44.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 0 0%

All names

The status of the 29 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Mesanthemum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 15 51.7%
Synonym 14 48.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 0 0%

The confidence with which the status of the 27 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Mesanthemum, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 15 11 0 0 26 96.3%
Medium confidence 0 1 0 0 1 3.7%
Low confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 1 0 0 0 1 3.7%
WCSP 15 11 0 0 0 26 96.3%