The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Mercurialis

The genus Mercurialis is in the family Euphorbiaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Mercurialis

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Mercurialis annua L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis canariensis Obbard & S.A.Harris Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis corsica Coss. & Kralik Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis elliptica Lam. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis huetii Hanry Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis leiocarpa Siebold & Zucc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis × longifolia Lam. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis longistipes (Borbás) Baksay Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mercurialis malinvaldi Sennen Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Mercurialis monoica (Moris) R. Durand & B. Durand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Mercurialis ovata Sternb. & Hoppe Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis × paxii Graebn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis paxii Rauschert Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Mercurialis perennis L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis × pubescens Samp. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis reverchonii Rouy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Mercurialis taurica Juz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Mercurialis tomentosa L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 42 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Mercurialis. Of these 14 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 39 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Mercurialis. 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 42 species names for the genus Mercurialis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 14 33.3%
Synonym 24 57.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 9.5%

All names

The status of the 81 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Mercurialis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 14 17.3%
Synonym 63 77.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 4.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 42 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Mercurialis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 12 24 0 0 36 85.7%
Medium confidence 2 0 0 0 2 4.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 4 4 9.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 2 0 0 3 0 5 11.9%
WCSP 12 24 0 1 0 37 88.1%