The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Clitoria

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Clitoria

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Clitoria amazonum Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria andrei Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria annua J.Graham Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria arborea Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria arborescens R.Br. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria australis Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria brachycalyx Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria brachystegia Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria brasilensis Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria caelestis Hort. ex Vilmorin's Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clitoria calcarata L'Hér. ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria calcarigera Salisb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clitoria canescens Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria cavalcantei Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria chanondii Chuakul Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria cordiformis Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria cordobensis Burkart Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria coriacea Schery Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria dendrina Pittier Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria densiflora (Benth.) Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria epetiolata Burkart Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria fairchildiana R.A.Howard Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria falcata Lam. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 3
Clitoria flagellaris (Benth.) Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria flexuosa Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria fluminensis Vell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria fragrans Small Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria froesii Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria glabella Desf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria glaberrima Pittier Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria guadalupensis Scop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria guianensis (Aubl.) Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Clitoria hanceana Hemsl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 3
Clitoria hermannii Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria heterophylla Lam. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Clitoria humilis Rose Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria irwinii Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria javanica Miq. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria javitensis (Kunth) Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Clitoria juninensis Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria kaessneri Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria kaieteurensis Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria lactescens L. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria lasciva Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria laurifolia Poir. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Clitoria leptostachya Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria linearis Gagnep. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria macrophylla Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria magentea Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria magnifica Alf.Fern. & P.Bezerra Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria magnifica A. Fern. & J.L. Bezerra Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clitoria mariana L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Clitoria mexicana Link Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria micrantha Scop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria micrantha Guill. & Perr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria micrantha Sm. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria monticola Brandegee Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria moyobambensis Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria mucronulata Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Clitoria nana Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria nervosa Herzog Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria obidensis Huber Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria oblonga Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria occidentalis Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria pendens Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria phyrne Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria plumosa Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria polystachya Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria pozuzoensis J.F.Macbr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria pubescens (Benth.) E.H.L.Krause Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria pudica (Descourt.) Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria quadalupensis Scop. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clitoria rotundifolia (Vahl) Sessé & Moc. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Clitoria rubiginosa Pers. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria sagotii Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Clitoria selloi Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria simplicifolia (Kunth) Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria snethlageae Ducke Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria speciosa Cav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria spectabilis Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria steyermarkii Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria stipularis Burkart Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Clitoria stipularis Benth. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clitoria ternatea L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Clitoria tomentosa Mart. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria triandra Frag. & Cif. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Clitoria triflora S.Watson Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria tristis Ten. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Clitoria tunuhiensis Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria vaupellii J.Graham Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria woytkowskii Fantz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Clitoria zoophthalmum L. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 226 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Clitoria. Of these 66 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 61 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Clitoria. 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 226 species names for the genus Clitoria recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 66 29.2%
Synonym 132 58.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 28 12.4%

All names

The status of the 287 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Clitoria recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 82 28.6%
Synonym 177 61.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 28 9.8%

Of the species names,

A further 5 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 226 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Clitoria, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 63 121 0 0 184 81.4%
Medium confidence 2 11 0 0 13 5.8%
Low confidence 1 0 0 28 29 12.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 64 121 0 0 5 185 81.9%
Tropicos 2 11 0 6 0 19 8.4%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 22 0 22 9.7%