The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Empodium

The genus Empodium is in the family Hypoxidaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Empodium

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Empodium elongatum (Nel) B.L.Burtt Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Empodium flexile (Nel) M.F.Thomps. ex Snijman Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Empodium gloriosum (Nel) B.L.Burtt Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Empodium monophyllum (Nel) B.L.Burtt Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Empodium namaquensis (Baker) M.F.Thomps. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Empodium namaquensis M. F. Thompson Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Empodium plicatum (Thunb.) Garside Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Empodium veratrifolium (Willd.) M.F.Thomps. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Empodium veratrifolium M. F. Thompson Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 25 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Empodium. Of these 7 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 5 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Empodium. 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 25 species names for the genus Empodium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 7 28.0%
Synonym 16 64.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 8.0%

All names

The status of the 30 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Empodium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 7 23.3%
Synonym 21 70.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 6.7%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 25 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Empodium, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 7 14 0 0 21 84.0%
Medium confidence 0 1 0 0 1 4.0%
Low confidence 0 1 0 2 3 12.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 2 0 2 0 4 16.0%
WCSP 7 14 0 0 0 21 84.0%