The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Abrus

The genus Abrus is in the family Leguminosae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Abrus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Abrus acutifolius Blume Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Abrus aureus R.Vig. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Abrus baladensis Thulin Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus bottae Deflers Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus canescens Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus diversifoliatus Breteler Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus diversifoliolatus Breteler Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Abrus fruticulosus Wight & Arn. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus gawenensis Thulin Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus kaokoensis Swanepoel & Kolberg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Abrus laevigatus E.Mey. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus longibracteatus Labat Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus lusorius Vell. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Abrus madagascariensis R.Vig. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus parvifolius (R.Vig.) Verdc. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus precatorius L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Abrus pulchellus Thwaites Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 5
Abrus sambiranensis R.Vig. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus schimperi Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus somalensis Taub. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Abrus wittei Baker f. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14

Statistics

The Plant List includes 45 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Abrus. Of these 19 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 26 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Abrus. 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 45 species names for the genus Abrus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 19 42.2%
Synonym 24 53.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 4.4%

All names

The status of the 71 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Abrus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 26 36.6%
Synonym 43 60.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 2.8%

A further 7 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 45 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Abrus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 14 18 0 0 32 71.1%
Medium confidence 2 6 0 0 8 17.8%
Low confidence 3 0 0 2 5 11.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 17 18 0 0 7 35 77.8%
RJP 0 0 0 1 0 1 2.2%
Tropicos 2 6 0 0 0 8 17.8%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 1 0 1 2.2%