The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cynosurus

The genus Cynosurus is in the family Poaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cynosurus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cynosurus aristatus Brouss. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus balansae Coss. & Durieu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus castagne Jord. ex Matr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cynosurus coloratus Lehm. ex Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus cristatus L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus didactylis Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus echinatus L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus elegans Desf. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus geniculatus Gueldenst. ex Ledeb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus glomeratus Loefl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cynosurus junceus Murb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus macrocephalus Link Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus peltieri Maire Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus polybracteatus Poir. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus polydactylon Nocca ex Roem. & Schult. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus procumbens L. ex B.D.Jacks. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus ternatus Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynosurus turcomanicus Proskur. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 53 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cynosurus. Of these 9 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 17 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cynosurus. 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 53 species names for the genus Cynosurus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 9 17.0%
Synonym 35 66.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 9 17.0%

All names

The status of the 70 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cynosurus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 9 12.9%
Synonym 52 74.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 9 12.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 53 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cynosurus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 9 34 0 0 43 81.1%
Medium confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Low confidence 0 1 0 9 10 18.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 0 0 2 0 2 3.8%
WCSP 9 35 0 7 0 51 96.2%