The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melinis

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Melinis

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Melinis ambigua Hack. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melinis amethystea (Franch.) Zizka Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis angolensis Rendle Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis ascendens Mez Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis biaristata (Rendle) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis drakensbergensis (C.E.Hubb. & Schweick.) Clayton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis effusa (Rendle) Stapf Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis gossweileri C.E.Hubb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis kallimorpha (Clayton) Zizka Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis longiseta (A.Rich.) Zizka Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melinis macrochaeta Stapf & C.E.Hubb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis minutiflora P.Beauv. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis nerviglumis (Franch.) Zizka Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 3
Melinis reynaudioides (C.E.Hubb.) Zizka Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis rupicola (Rendle) Zizka Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis scabrida (K.Schum.) Hack. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis subglabra Mez Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis tanatricha (Rendle) Zizka Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis tenuissima Stapf Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis tomentosa Rendle Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melinis welwitschii Rendle Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 178 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Melinis. Of these 22 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 41 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Melinis. 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 178 species names for the genus Melinis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 22 12.4%
Synonym 156 87.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 0 0%

All names

The status of the 219 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Melinis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 27 12.3%
Synonym 192 87.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 0 0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 178 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Melinis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 22 153 0 0 175 98.3%
Medium confidence 0 3 0 0 3 1.7%
Low confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 3 0 0 0 3 1.7%
WCSP 22 153 0 0 0 175 98.3%