The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Sphenostylis

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Sphenostylis

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Sphenostylis angustifolia Sond. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sphenostylis briartii (De Wild.) Baker f. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sphenostylis erecta (Baker f.) Hutch. ex Baker f. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Sphenostylis gossweileri Baker f. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sphenostylis homblei De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Sphenostylis marginata E.Mey. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Sphenostylis ornata (Welw. ex Baker) A. Chev. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Sphenostylis ringoeti De Wild. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sphenostylis schweinfurthii Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sphenostylis stenocarpa (A.Rich.) Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Sphenostylis zimbabweensis Mithen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 17 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Sphenostylis. Of these 8 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 5 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Sphenostylis. 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 17 species names for the genus Sphenostylis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 8 47.1%
Synonym 6 35.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 17.6%

All names

The status of the 22 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Sphenostylis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 45.5%
Synonym 9 40.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 13.6%

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

The confidence with which the status of the 17 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Sphenostylis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 5 1 0 0 6 35.3%
Medium confidence 2 4 0 0 6 35.3%
Low confidence 1 1 0 3 5 29.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 6 2 0 0 1 8 47.1%
Tropicos 2 4 0 1 0 7 41.2%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 2 0 2 11.8%