The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melilotus

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Melilotus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Melilotus agrarius Desf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus albus Medik. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus altissimus Thuill. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus angulatus Trautv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus anomalus Ledeb. ex Nordm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus arboreus Castagne ex Ser. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus armenus Boiss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus balbisianus Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus × barcinonensis Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus barcinonensis Sennen & Pau Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus baumetii Ser. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus berardii Medik. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus boumettii Hornem. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus brachylobus Fisch. ex Ser. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus brachystachyus Willd. ex Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus caeruleus (L.) Desr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus cappadocius O.E.Schulz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus citrinus Duval ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus collinus Guss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus compacta Salzm. ex Gussone Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus connata Bernh. ex Reichb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus connatus Bernh. ex Rchb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus dentatus (Waldst. & Kit.) Pers. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus diffusus W.D.J.Koch ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus diffusus Trevir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus dorycnium (L.) Schrank Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus elegans Ser. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus exaltatus Bianca Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus expansus Rchb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus flavus Pall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus freynii Gand. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus giganteus Trautv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus giganteus Wender. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus glaucescens Godr. ex Trautv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus glomeratus Fisch. ex Ser. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus gorkemii Yıld. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus graveolens Bunge Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus hamosus Link Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus hamosus (M.Bieb.) Besser ex Schrad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus heterophyllus Schltdl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus hirsutus Lipsky Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus hortensis Gaterau Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus imbricatus Besser ex Ser. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus incisus Biroli ex Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus indicus (L.) All. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus infestus Guss. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus integerrimus Steven ex Trautv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus intermedius Boiss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus intricatus Nyman Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus italicus (L.) Lam. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus kochianus DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus kochianus Willd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus kotschyi O.E.Schulz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus laevis Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus laxiflora Frivaldsky ex Griseb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus laxus Steven ex Trautv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus leiospermus Pomel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus linearifolius Nocca ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus longepedicellatus Rosbach Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus longifolius Ten. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus lupulinus (L.) Trautv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus lupulinus Lam. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus lutescens Gilib. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus luteus Gueldenst. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus luxurians Shuttlew. ex Rouy & Foucaud Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus macrocarpus Coss. & Durieu Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus macrorhizus Besser Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus macrospermus K.Koch ex Boiss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus macrostachys Pomel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus maior Brunfels Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus mauritanica Willd. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus maximus Legrand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus medicaginoides Zumagl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus megalocarpus Gand. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus melilotus-officinalis (L.) Farw. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus melilotus-polonicus Asch. & Graebn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus melilotus-tauricus Asch. & Graebn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus messanensis (L.) All. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus micranthus Willd. ex Steven Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus microcarpus C.A.Mey. ex Boiss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus microcarpus (Viv.) Balb. ex Bernh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus minimus Roth Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus montanus Gaudin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus neapolitanus Ten. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus nebrodensis Jord. ex Nyman Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus occidentalis Nutt. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pall. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melilotus olympicus Trautv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus paluster Menyh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus peregrinus Gand. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus pertusianus Gennari Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus petitpierrianus Willd. ex Ces., Pass. & Gibelli Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus polonicus (L.) Pall. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus reticulatus Pomel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus rigidus Pomel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus robinii Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus rotundifolius Ten. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus rugosus Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus rugosus Gilib. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus rugulosus Willd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus rugulosus Trautv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus × schoenheitianus Hausskn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus segetalis (Brot.) Ser. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus serratifolius Tackh. & Boulos Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus speciosus Durieu Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus striatus Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus strictus Trautv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus suaveolens Ledeb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus sulcatus Desf. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus tauricus (M.Bieb.) Ser. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Melilotus tenellus Wallr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus uncinatus Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus urbanii O.E.Schulz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus virescens Jord. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melilotus wolgicus Poir. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14

Statistics

The Plant List includes 205 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Melilotus. Of these 22 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 12 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Melilotus. 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 205 species names for the genus Melilotus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 22 10.7%
Synonym 84 41.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 99 48.3%

All names

The status of the 217 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Melilotus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 24 11.1%
Synonym 94 43.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 99 45.6%

Of the species names,

A further 4 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 205 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Melilotus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 20 77 0 0 97 47.3%
Medium confidence 2 5 0 0 7 3.4%
Low confidence 0 2 0 99 101 49.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 20 78 0 0 4 98 47.8%
Tropicos 2 6 0 9 0 17 8.3%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 90 0 90 43.9%