The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Bougainvillea

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Bougainvillea

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Bougainvillea arborea Glaz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Bougainvillea berberidifolia Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea buttiana Holttum & Standl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Bougainvillea campanulata Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea fasciculata Heimerl Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Bougainvillea glabra Choisy Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea graciliflora Heimerl Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Bougainvillea herzogiana Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea infesta Griseb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea lehmanniana Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea lehmannii Heimerl Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Bougainvillea malmeana Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea modesta Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea pachyphylla Heimerl ex Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea peruviana Bonpl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea pomacea Choisy Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea praecox Griseb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea racemosa Blanco Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea spinosa (Cav.) Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea stipitata Griseb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Bougainvillea trollii Heimerl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 35 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Bougainvillea. Of these 18 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 22 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Bougainvillea. 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 35 species names for the genus Bougainvillea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 18 51.4%
Synonym 13 37.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 11.4%

All names

The status of the 57 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Bougainvillea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 18 31.6%
Synonym 35 61.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 7.0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 35 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Bougainvillea, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 18 13 0 0 31 88.6%
Low confidence 0 0 0 4 4 11.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 2 2 0 3 0 7 20.0%
WCSP (in review) 16 11 0 1 0 28 80.0%