The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Heteropogon

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Heteropogon

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Heteropogon contortus (L.) P.Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult. Accepted L WCSP 2012-03-23
Heteropogon fischerianus Bor Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Heteropogon melanocarpus (Elliott) Benth. Accepted L WCSP 2012-03-23
Heteropogon pilosus Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Heteropogon polystachyus (Roxb.) Schult. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Heteropogon ritchiei (Hook.f.) Blatt. & McCann Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Heteropogon triticeus (R.Br.) Stapf ex Craib Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 58 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Heteropogon. Of these 6 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 11 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Heteropogon. 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 58 species names for the genus Heteropogon recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 6 10.3%
Synonym 50 86.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 3.4%

All names

The status of the 69 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Heteropogon recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 6 8.7%
Synonym 60 87.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 4.3%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 58 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Heteropogon, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 4 11 0 0 15 25.9%
Medium confidence 0 2 0 0 2 3.4%
Low confidence 2 37 0 2 41 70.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 2 0 0 0 2 3.4%
WCSP 6 48 0 2 0 56 96.6%