The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melissa

The genus Melissa is in the family Lamiaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Melissa

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Melissa axillaris (Benth.) Bakh.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melissa × bolnokensis Simonk. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melissa flava Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melissa inodora Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melissa × jahniana Simonk. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melissa officinalis L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melissa rugosa Lour. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melissa stricta Kitt. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melissa yunnanensis C.Y.Wu & Y.C.Huang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 30 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Melissa. Of these 4 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 11 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Melissa. 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 30 species names for the genus Melissa recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4 13.3%
Synonym 21 70.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 5 16.7%

All names

The status of the 41 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Melissa recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 5 12.2%
Synonym 31 75.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 5 12.2%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 30 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Melissa, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 4 19 0 0 23 76.7%
Medium confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Low confidence 0 2 0 5 7 23.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
WCSP 4 21 0 5 0 30 100%