The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Pueraria

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Pueraria

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Pueraria alopecuroides Craib Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria bella Prain Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria bouffordii H. Ohashi Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pueraria calycina Franch. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria candollei Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Pueraria candollii Wall. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pueraria chaneti H. Lév. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pueraria composita Graham Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Pueraria edulis Pamp. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria garhwalensis L.R.Dangwal & D.S.Rawat Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria imbricata Maesen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria lacei Craib Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria maclurei (F.P. Metcalf) F.J. Herm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 3
Pueraria peduncularis (Benth.) Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria phaseoloides (Roxb.) Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Pueraria pulcherrima (Koord.) Koord.-Schum. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria pulcherrima (Koord.) Merr. ex Koorders-Schumacher Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pueraria sikkimensis Prain Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria stracheyi Baker Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria stricta Kurz Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria tuberosa (Willd.) DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria wallichii DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Pueraria xyzhuii H. Ohashi & Iokawa Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 95 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Pueraria. Of these 20 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 20 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Pueraria. 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 95 species names for the genus Pueraria recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 20 21.1%
Synonym 71 74.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 4.2%

All names

The status of the 115 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Pueraria recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 26 22.6%
Synonym 85 73.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 3.5%

Of the species names,

A further 2 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 95 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Pueraria, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 15 67 0 0 82 86.3%
Medium confidence 3 3 0 0 6 6.3%
Low confidence 2 1 0 4 7 7.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 17 67 0 0 2 84 88.4%
Tropicos 3 4 0 3 0 10 10.5%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.1%