The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Spiranthes

The genus Spiranthes is in the family Orchidaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Spiranthes

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Spiranthes aestivalis (Poir.) Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes africana Lindl. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes alticola D.L.Jones Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes angustilabris J.J.Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes aphyllus Kraenzl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes × australis P.M.Br. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes brevicaulis Raf. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes brevilabris Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Spiranthes canterae Barb. Rodr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes casei Catling & Cruise Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes cernua (L.) Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes cylindrica Lindl. apud Schltr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes delitescens Sheviak Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes diluvialis Sheviak Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes × eamesii P.M.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes eatonii Ames ex P.M.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes graminea Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes guyanensis Cogn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes hilariana Cogn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes hongkongensis S.Y.Hu & Barretto Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes infernalis Sheviak Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes × intermedia Ames Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes × itchetuckneensis P.M.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes lacera (Raf.) Raf. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Spiranthes laciniata (Small) Ames Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes longicollis Cogn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes longilabris Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes lorenzii Cogn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes lucida (H.H.Eaton) Ames Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes magnicamporum Sheviak Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes minarum Kraenzl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes nebulorum Catling & V.R.Catling Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes ochroleuca (Rydb.) Rydb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes odorata (Nutt.) Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes oestivalis Boiss. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes ovalis Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes parksii Correll Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes parva Cogn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes pauciflora Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes petiolaris Raf. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes porrifolia Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes praecox (Walter) S.Watson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes pusilla (Blume) Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes robusta Kraenzl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes romanzoffiana Cham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes siberica Raf. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes × simpsonii Catling & Sheviak Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes sinensis (Pers.) Ames Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes spiralis (L.) Chevall. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes stellata P.M.Br., Dueck & K.M.Cameron Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes stenantha Cogn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes sunii Boufford & Wen H.Zhang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes sylvatica P.M.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes tamanduensis Kraenzl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes tenue Benth. ex Fawc. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes torta (Thunb.) Garay & H.R.Sweet Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes tuberosa Raf. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes venusta Barb. Rodr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes vernalis Engelm. & A.Gray Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Spiranthes viridis Cogn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes widgrenii Rchb. f. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Spiranthes × zahlbruckneri H.Fleischm. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 242 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Spiranthes. Of these 39 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 42 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Spiranthes. 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 242 species names for the genus Spiranthes recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 39 16.1%
Synonym 180 74.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 23 9.5%

All names

The status of the 284 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Spiranthes recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 41 14.4%
Synonym 220 77.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 23 8.1%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 242 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Spiranthes, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 38 168 0 0 206 85.1%
Medium confidence 1 12 0 0 13 5.4%
Low confidence 0 0 0 23 23 9.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 12 0 19 0 32 13.2%
WCSP 38 168 0 4 1 210 86.8%