The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Elodea

The genus Elodea is in the family Hydrocharitaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Elodea

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Elodea bifoliata H.St.John Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Elodea callitrichoides (Rich.) Casp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Elodea canadensis Michx. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Elodea crassifolia Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Elodea egyptica Jack Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Elodea formosa Jack Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Elodea formosa Ten. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Elodea fraseri Spach Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Elodea granatensis Humb. & Bonpl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) H.St.John Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Elodea potamogeton (Bertero) Espinosa Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Elodea pulchella Loudon Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 76 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Elodea. Of these 6 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 8 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Elodea. 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 76 species names for the genus Elodea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 6 7.9%
Synonym 62 81.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 8 10.5%

All names

The status of the 84 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Elodea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 6 7.1%
Synonym 69 82.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 9 10.7%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 76 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Elodea, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 6 59 0 0 65 85.5%
Medium confidence 0 3 0 0 3 3.9%
Low confidence 0 0 0 8 8 10.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 3 0 0 0 3 3.9%
WCSP 6 59 0 0 0 65 85.5%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 8 0 8 10.5%