The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cajanus

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cajanus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cajanus acutifolius (F.Muell.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus albicans (Wight & Arn.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus argenteus Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cajanus arietinum L. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cajanus aromaticus Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus cajanifolius (Haines) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus candicans Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cajanus cinereus (F.Muell.) F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus confertiflorus F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus crassicaulis Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus crassus (King) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Cajanus elongatus (Benth.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus geminatus Pedley ex Maesen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cajanus goensis Dalzell Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus grandiflorus (Baker) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus hajus DC. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cajanus heynei (Wight & Arn.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus hirtopilosus Maesen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cajanus kerstingii Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus lanceolatus (W.Fitzg.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus lanuginosus (S.T.Reynolds & Pedley) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus latisepalus Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus lineatus (Wight & Arn.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus mareebensis (S.T.Reynolds & Pedley) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus marmoratus (Benth.) F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus megalanthus (Spreng.) DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cajanus mollis (Benth.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus niveus (Benth.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus platycarpus (Benth.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus pubescens (Ewart & Morrison) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus quinquepetalus Blanco Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cajanus reticulatus (Dryand.) F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Cajanus rugosus (Wight & Arn.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 3
Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.) Thouars ex Graham Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cajanus sericeus (Baker) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus suaveolens Graham Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cajanus trinervius (DC.) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus villosus (Baker) Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus viscidus Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus volubilis (Blanco) Blanco Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cajanus wightianus Graham Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cajanus wolgaricus (L.f.) Spreng. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 162 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cajanus. Of these 32 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 19 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cajanus. 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 162 species names for the genus Cajanus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 32 19.8%
Synonym 118 72.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 12 7.4%

All names

The status of the 181 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cajanus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 37 20.4%
Synonym 132 72.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 12 6.6%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 162 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cajanus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 32 101 0 0 133 82.1%
Medium confidence 0 11 0 0 11 6.8%
Low confidence 0 6 0 12 18 11.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 32 101 0 0 0 133 82.1%
Tropicos 0 17 0 3 0 20 12.3%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 9 0 9 5.6%