The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cercis

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cercis

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cercis canadensis L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 4
Cercis chinensis Bunge Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Cercis chingii Chun Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cercis chuniana F.P.Metcalf Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cercis dilatata Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis ellipsoidea Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis florida Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis funiushanensis S.Y.Wang & T.B.Chao Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis georgiana Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis glabra Pamp. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cercis griffithii Boiss. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cercis hebecarpa (Bornm.) Ponert Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cercis japonica Siebold ex Planch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis latissima Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis nephrophylla Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis nitida Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis occidentalis A.Gray Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cercis pumila W. Young Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cercis racemosa Oliv. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cercis siliquastrum L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cercis siliquosa St.-Lag. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis texensis Sarg. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cercis × yaltirikii Ponert Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 34 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cercis. Of these 10 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 15 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cercis. 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 34 species names for the genus Cercis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 29.4%
Synonym 10 29.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 14 41.2%

All names

The status of the 49 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cercis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 13 26.5%
Synonym 20 40.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 16 32.7%

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 34 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cercis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 9 8 0 0 17 50.0%
Medium confidence 1 2 0 0 3 8.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 14 14 41.2%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 9 8 0 0 1 17 50.0%
Tropicos 1 2 0 2 0 5 14.7%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 12 0 12 35.3%