The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Olea

The genus Olea is in the family Oleaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Olea

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Olea ambrensis H.Perrier Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea borneensis Boerl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea brachiata (Lour.) Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea capensis L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Olea capitellata Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea caudatilimba L.C.Chia Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea chimanimani Kupicha Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea cordatula H.L.Li Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea cordulata H.L. Li Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Olea dioica Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea europaea L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 5
Olea exasperata Jacq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea ferruginea Wall. ex Aitch. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Olea gagnepainii Knobl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea gamblei C.B.Clarke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea hainanensis H.L.Li Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea javanica (Blume) Knobl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea lancea Lam. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea laxiflora H.L.Li Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea moluccensis Kiew Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea neriifolia H.L.Li Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea palawanensis Kiew Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea paniculata R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea parvilimba (Merr. & Chun) B.M.Miao Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea polygama Wight Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea puberula Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea rosea Craib Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea rubrovenia (Elmer) Kiew Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea salicifolia Wall. ex G.Don Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea schliebenii Knobl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea tetragonoclada L.C.Chia Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea tsoongii (Merr.) P.S.Green Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea welwitschii (Knobl.) Gilg & G.Schellenb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea wightiana Wall. ex G.Don Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea woodiana Knobl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Olea yuennanensis Hand.-Mazz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 179 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Olea. Of these 35 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 55 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Olea. 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 179 species names for the genus Olea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 35 19.6%
Synonym 143 79.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 0.6%

All names

The status of the 234 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Olea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 42 17.9%
Synonym 191 81.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 0.4%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 179 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Olea, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 34 142 0 0 176 98.3%
Medium confidence 1 1 0 0 2 1.1%
Low confidence 0 0 0 1 1 0.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 0 0 1 0 2 1.1%
WCSP 34 142 0 0 0 176 98.3%
WCSP (in review) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.6%