The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Sophora

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Sophora

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Sophora affinis Torr. & A.Gray Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora albescens (Rehder) C.Y.Ma Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora albicans J.St.-Hil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora albo-petiolulata Leonard Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora alopecuroides L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Sophora ambigua P.C.Tsoong Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora angulata (Hook. & Arn.) Ravenna Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora angustifoliola Q.Q.Liu & H.Y.Ye Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora arizonica S.Watson Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora bakeri Prain Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora benthamii Steenis Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora biflora Houtt. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora biflora Retz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora brachygyna C.Y.Ma Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora buxifolia Retz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora chathamica Cockayne Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora chrysophylla (Salisb.) Seem. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora coerulea Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora conzattii Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora cuneifolia Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora davidii (Franch.) Pavol. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Sophora davidii (Franch.) Skeels Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora denudata Bory Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora donihuensis Ravenna Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora dunnii Craib Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora exigua Craib Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora fernandeziana (Phil.) Skottsb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Sophora flavescens Aiton Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Sophora franchetiana Dunn Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora fraseri Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora fulvida (Allan) Heenan & de Lange Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora genistaefolia Salisb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora genistoides L. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora gibbosa (DC.) Yakovlev Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora glabra Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora glabra Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora godleyi Heenan & de Lange Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora grandiflora (Salisb.) Skottsb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora grisea O.Deg. & Sherff Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora gypsophila B.L.Turner & A.M.Powell Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora hirsuta Aiton Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora houghiana Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora howinsula (W.R.B.Oliv.) P.S.Green Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora howinsula (W.R.B. Oliv.) P. Green Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora inhambanensis Klotzsch Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora interrupta Bedd. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora jabandas Montrouz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora jaubertii Spach Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora juncea Schrad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora koreensis Nakai Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora lanaiensis (Chock) O. Deg. & I. Deg. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora leachiana M.Peck Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora lehmanni (Bunge) Yakovlev Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora linearifolia Griseb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora longipes Merr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora ludovicea-decima-sexta Buc'hoz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora macnabiana (Graham) Skottsb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora macrocarpa Sm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora mangarevaensis H.St.John Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora masafuerana (Phil.) Skottsb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora mecosperma J.St.-Hil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora microcarpa C.Y.Ma Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora microphylla Aiton Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Sophora mollis (Royle) Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Sophora molloyi Heenan & de Lange Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora molokaiensis O. Degener & I. Degener Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora moorcroftiana (Benth.) Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora mutabilis Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora myrtillifolia Retz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora nuttalliana B.L.Turner Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora oblongata P.C.Tsoong Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora oblongifolia Ruiz & Pav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora oligophylla Baker Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora pachycarpa C.A.Mey. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora pendula Spach Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora pentaphylla Desv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora persica (Boiss. & Buhse) Rech.f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora polyphylla Urb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora praetorulosa Chun & T.Chen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora praetorulosa Chun & T.C. Chen Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora prazeri Prain Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Sophora prostrata Buchanan Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora purpusii Brandegee Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora raivavaeensis H.St.John Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora rapaensis H.St.John Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora rhynchocarpa Griseb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora robinoides Walp. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora rubriflora P.C.Tsoong Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora saxicola Proctor Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora secundiflora (Ortega) DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora senegalensis Deless. ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora sibirica Holub Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora sinica Rosier Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora sinuata Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora songorica Schrenk Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora sororia Hance Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora stenophylla A.Gray Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora sumatrana Yakovlev Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora sylvatica Burch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora tetraptera J.F.Mill. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora tetraptera J. Miller Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora tiloebsis Blume ex Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora tiloensis Blume ex Miq. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora tomentosa L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 3
Sophora tonkinensis Gagnep. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora toromiro Skottsb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora trifolia Steud. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora triphylla Sweet Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora unifoliata (Rock) O. Deg. & Sherff Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Sophora vanioti H. Lév. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora velutina Lindl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Sophora vestita Nakai Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora viciifolis Hance Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sophora wightii Baker Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora xanthantha C.Y.Ma Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora xanthoantha C.Y. Ma Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Sophora yunnanensis C.Y.Ma Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sophora zeylanica Trimen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14

Statistics

The Plant List includes 245 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Sophora. Of these 61 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 93 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Sophora. 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 245 species names for the genus Sophora recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 61 24.9%
Synonym 127 51.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 57 23.3%

All names

The status of the 338 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Sophora recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 77 22.8%
Synonym 201 59.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 60 17.8%

Of the species names,

A further 7 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 245 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Sophora, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 52 100 0 0 152 62.0%
Medium confidence 8 26 0 0 34 13.9%
Low confidence 1 1 0 57 59 24.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 53 100 0 0 7 153 62.4%
Tropicos 8 27 0 12 0 47 19.2%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 45 0 45 18.4%