The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Phytolacca

The genus Phytolacca is in the family Phytolaccaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Phytolacca

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Phytolacca acinosa Roxb. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca americana L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Phytolacca bogotensis Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca brachystachys Moq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca carica Wehmer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca chilensis (Miers ex Moq.) H. Walter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca cyclopetala H. Walter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca dioica L. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hér. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca erubescens Huber Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca esculenta Van Houtte Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca gigantea Mart. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca goudotii Briq. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca heptandra Retz. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca heterotepala H. Walter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca icosandra L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca insularis Nakai Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca japonica Makino Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca javanica Osbeck Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca kaempferi A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca latbenia (Moq.) H. Walter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca longespica Moq. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca lutea Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca mexicana Crantz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca mexicana Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca mexicana Gaertn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca meziana H.Walter Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca molleri Gand. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca nova-hispania Millsp. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca octandra L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca oleracea Rottb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca polyandra Batalin Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca pruinosa Fenzl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca resedifolia Moq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca resediformis Moq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca rivinoides Kunth & C.D.Bouché Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca rugosa A.Braun & C.D.Bouché Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca sandwicensis Endl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca sanguinea H.Walter Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca scandens Hils. & Bojer ex Moq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca tetramera Hauman Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phytolacca thyrsiflora Fenzl ex J.A.Schmidt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca triquetra Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca volubilis Heimerl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca vulgaris Bubani Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca vulgaris Crantz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phytolacca weberbaueri H. Walter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 83 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Phytolacca. Of these 24 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 9 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Phytolacca. 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 83 species names for the genus Phytolacca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 24 28.9%
Synonym 31 37.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 28 33.7%

All names

The status of the 92 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Phytolacca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 25 27.2%
Synonym 39 42.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 28 30.4%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 83 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Phytolacca, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 20 24 0 0 44 53.0%
Low confidence 4 7 0 28 39 47.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 11 22 0 1 0 34 41.0%
WCSP (in review) 13 9 0 27 0 49 59.0%