The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Canavalia

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Canavalia

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Canavalia acuminata Rose Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia africana Dunn Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia altipendula (Piper) Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia aurita J.D.Sauer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia beniensis Aymard & Cuello Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Canavalia bicarinata Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia boliviana Piper Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia bonariensis Lindl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia bouquetii Montrouz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Canavalia brasiliensis Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia campylocarpa Piper Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia cassidea G.P. Lewis Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Canavalia cathartica Thouars Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia centralis St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia concinna J.D.Sauer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia dictyota Piper Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia dolichothyrsa G.P.Lewis Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia dura J.D.Sauer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia ensiformis (L.) DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia eurycarpa Piper Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia favieri I.C.Nielsen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Canavalia finlaysoniana Graham Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Canavalia forbesii St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia galeata Gaudich. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Canavalia galeata (Gaudich.) Vogel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Canavalia gaudichaudiana Lem. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Canavalia glabra (M.Martens & Galeotti) J.D.Saue Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia gladiata (Jacq.) DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Canavalia grandiflora Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia haleakalaensis St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia hawaiiensis Degener & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia hirsutissima J.D.Sauer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia iaoensis St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia kauaiensis J.D.Sauer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia kauensis St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia lineata (Thunb.) DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia macrobotrys Merr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia macropleura Piper Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia madagascariensis J.D.Sauer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia makahaensis St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia mandibulata Sauer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Canavalia mattogrossensis (Barb.Rodr.) Malme Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia matudae J.D.Sauer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia mauiensis H. St. John Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Canavalia megalantha Merr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Canavalia microsperma Urb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia mollis Wight & Arn. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia molokaiensis Degener & al. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia munroi (Degener & Degener) St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia munroi (O. Deg. & I. Deg.) H. St. John Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Canavalia napaliensis St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia nitida (Cav.) Piper Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia nualoloensis St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia obidensis Ducke Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia oxyphylla Standl. & L.O.Williams Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia palmeri (Piper) Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia papuana Merr. & L.M.Perry Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia parviflora Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia peninsularis St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia picta Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia piperi Killip & J.F.Macbr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia plagiosperma Piper Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia pruriens DC. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Canavalia pubescens Hook. & Arn. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia raiateensis J.W.Moore Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia ramosii J.D.Sauer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia regalis Piper & Dunn Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia regalis Dunn Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Canavalia rockii St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia rosea (Sw.) DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia rutilans DC. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia sanguinea St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia saueri Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia septentrionalis J.D.Sauer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia sericea A.Gray Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia sericophylla Ducke Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia stenophylla St.John Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia taiwaniana S.S.Ying Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Canavalia veillonii I.C.Nielsen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Canavalia villosa Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Canavalia vitiensis Sauer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Canavalia wurdackii G.A. Aymard & Cuello Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 196 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Canavalia. Of these 70 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 42 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Canavalia. 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 196 species names for the genus Canavalia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 70 35.7%
Synonym 114 58.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 12 6.1%

All names

The status of the 238 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Canavalia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 73 30.7%
Synonym 153 64.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 12 5.0%

A further 10 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 196 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Canavalia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 63 103 0 0 166 84.7%
Medium confidence 5 10 0 0 15 7.7%
Low confidence 2 1 0 12 15 7.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 65 104 0 0 10 169 86.2%
Tropicos 5 10 0 4 0 19 9.7%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 8 0 8 4.1%