The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Myrtus

The genus Myrtus is in the family Myrtaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Myrtus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Myrtus acuminata Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus aemulans Schltr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus aequalis Vell. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus aeruginosa Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus alata Zipp. ex Span. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus anguillensis Urb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus angustifolia Parodi Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus berlandiereana O.Berg Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus bracteifolia Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus capensis Burm.f. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus chinensis Lour. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus communis L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Myrtus conferta Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus corynantha Kiaersk. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus disperma Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus emarginata Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus engleriana Schltr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus fasciculata Vell. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus fulva Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus hypericifolia Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus kuma Barnéoud Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus laevis Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus longifolia Kunth Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus mapirensis Rusby Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus megapotamica Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus micarensis Urb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus moana Urb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus montevidensis Kuntze Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus neocaledonica Nied. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus nivelii Batt. & Trab. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus nobilis Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus oligoneura Korth. ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus oreogena Schltr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus ovalifolia Cambess. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus parviflora Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus parvifolius O. Berg Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Myrtus pavonii Poepp. ex O.Berg Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus pendula Blume Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus philippiana O. Berg Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Myrtus phyllireaefolia (A. Rich.) Kuntze Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Myrtus pilosus O. Berg Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Myrtus platyphyllus Burret Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Myrtus pulchella Regel Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus racemosa Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus ramiflora Vahl Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus reticulata Kunze ex C.Gay Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus sarandi Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus scabra Arruda Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus suaveolens Parodi Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus tijucana Glaz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Myrtus tomentosus Glaz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Myrtus trifida Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus triflora Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus tweediei Cockerell Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Myrtus umbellata Desv. ex Ham. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus vestita Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus villosa Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus virletii E. Fourn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Myrtus vulcani Korth. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Myrtus yapacani Kuntze Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 104 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Myrtus. Of these 3 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 25 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Myrtus. 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 104 species names for the genus Myrtus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3 2.9%
Synonym 44 42.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 57 54.8%

All names

The status of the 129 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Myrtus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4 3.1%
Synonym 68 52.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 57 44.2%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 104 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Myrtus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 2 36 0 0 38 36.5%
Medium confidence 1 0 0 0 1 1.0%
Low confidence 0 8 0 57 65 62.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 0 0 8 0 9 8.7%
WCSP 2 44 0 49 0 95 91.3%