The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Platanus

The genus Platanus is in the family Platanaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Platanus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Platanus acerifolia (Aiton) Willd. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Platanus dubia E.H.L.Krause Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Platanus gentryi Nixon & J.M.Poole Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Platanus × hispanica Mill. ex Münchh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Platanus hispanica Münchh. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Platanus kerrii Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Platanus mexicana Moric. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Platanus occidentalis L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Platanus orientalis L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Platanus racemosa Nutt. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Platanus rzedowskii Nixon & J.M.Poole Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Platanus wrightii S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 50 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Platanus. Of these 9 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 34 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Platanus. 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 50 species names for the genus Platanus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 9 18.0%
Synonym 38 76.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 6.0%

All names

The status of the 84 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Platanus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 11.9%
Synonym 69 82.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 5 6.0%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 50 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Platanus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 9 32 0 0 41 82.0%
Low confidence 0 6 0 3 9 18.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 4 0 1 0 6 12.0%
WCSP (in review) 8 34 0 2 1 44 88.0%