The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Boerhavia

The genus Boerhavia is in the family Nyctaginaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Boerhavia

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Boerhavia acutifolia (Choisy) J.W.Moore Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia africana Lour. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia aggregata Pav. ex Choisy Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia alamasona Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia alata S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia albiflora Fosberg Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia ambigua (Meikle) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia angustifolia L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia anisophylla Torr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia arabica (Meikle) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia arborea Roem. & Schult. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia atomaria Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia atropurpurea Heimerl Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Boerhavia australis (Meikle) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia boissieri Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia bracteosa S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia brandegeei (Standl.) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia burbidgeana Hewson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia capitata (Choisy) Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia capitato-spicata Heimerl Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Boerhavia chinensis (L.) Rottb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Boerhavia chrysantha Barneby Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia ciliata Brandegee Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia coccinea Mill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia cordobensis Kuntze ex Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia cordobensis Kuntze Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Boerhavia coulteri (Hook.f.) S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia crassifolia (Heimerl) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia crispa F.Heyne ex Hook.f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia crispifolia Fosberg Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia decipiens (Meikle) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia deserticola Codd Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia diandra L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia dichotoma Hochst. ex Walp. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia diffusa L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia discolor Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia elegans Choisy Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia erecta L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia excelsa Willd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia fallacissima Heimerl ex Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia fistulosa Fosberg Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia gardneri Hewson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia gibbosa Pav. ex Choisy Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia gibbosa Pav. ex A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia glabrata Blume Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia glandulosa Andersson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia glutinosa Miers ex Bertero Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia gracillima Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia graminicola Berhaut Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia grandiflora A.Rich. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia greenwayi (Meikle) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia guaranitica Heimerl Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Boerhavia heimerlii Vierh. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia helenae Roem. & Schult. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia herbstii Fosberg Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia hereroensis Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia heronensis Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia hiranensis (Thulin) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia hirsuta L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia hitchcockii Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia hualienense S.H. Chen & M.J.Wu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Boerhavia hualienensis Shih H.Chen & M.J.Wu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia lantsangensis (D.Q.Lu) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia lateriflora Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia libyca Pomel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia linearifolia A.Gray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia litoralis Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia macrophylla Hornem. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18 1
Boerhavia maculata Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia megaptera Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia microphylla Bory ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia mista (Thulin) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia montana (Miré, H.Gillet & Quézel) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia mutabilis R.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia nudicaulis Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia nummularia M.E.Jones Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia octandra S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia organensis Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia paludosa (Domin) Meikle Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia parviflora (Thulin) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia patula Dombey ex Vahl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia pedunculosa A.Rich. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia pentandra Burch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia periplocifolia Comm. ex Vahl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia pilosa (Heimerl) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia plicata Bojer Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia plumbaginea Cav. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Boerhavia procumbens Banks ex Roxb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia pulchella Griseb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia punarnava Saha & K.H.Krishnam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia purpurascens A.Gray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia ramosissima (Thulin) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia ramulosa M.E.Jones Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia raynalii (J.-P.Lebrun & Meikle) Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia reniformis Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia repens L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia repleta Hewson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia rosei Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia rufopilosa Kuntze Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia scandens L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia schinzii Heimerl ex Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia schomburgkiana Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia simonyi Heimerl & Vierh. ex Vierh. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia sinuata (Meikle) Greuter & Burdet Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia sonorae Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia spicata Choisy Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia squamata Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia squarrosa Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia stellata Bojer Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia stenocarpa Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia tarapacana Phil. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia tetrandra G.Forst. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia transvaalensis Gand. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia traubae Spellenb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia triquetra S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Boerhavia tsarisbergensis Govaerts Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia tuberosa Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia verbenacea Killip Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia virgata Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia watsonii Standl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia weberbaueri Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia wrightii A.Gray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boerhavia xantii S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 243 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Boerhavia. Of these 105 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 83 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Boerhavia. 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 243 species names for the genus Boerhavia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 105 43.2%
Synonym 120 49.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 18 7.4%

All names

The status of the 326 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Boerhavia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 108 33.1%
Synonym 199 61.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 19 5.8%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 243 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Boerhavia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 105 120 0 0 225 92.6%
Low confidence 0 0 0 18 18 7.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 6 0 5 0 12 4.9%
WCSP (in review) 104 114 0 13 1 231 95.1%