The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Miscanthus

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Miscanthus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Miscanthus changii Y.N.Lee Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus depauperatus Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus ecklonii (Nees) Mabb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus erectus Gibbs.-Russ. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Miscanthus floridulus (Labill.) Warb. ex K.Schum. & Lauterb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus fuscus (Roxb.) Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus × giganteus J.M.Greef , Deuter ex Hodk., Renvoize Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus giganteus J.M. Greef & Deuter ex Hodkinson & Renvoize Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Miscanthus jinxianensis L. Liou Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Miscanthus junceus (Stapf) Pilg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus latissimus Y.N.Lee Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus miser Nakai ex Honda Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus neocoreanus Honda Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus nepalensis (Trin.) Hack. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus nudipes (Griseb.) Hack. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus oligostachyus Stapf Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus paniculatus (B.S. Sun) Renvoize & S.L. Chen Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Maxim.) Hack. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Miscanthus sinensis Andersson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus tinctorius (Steud.) Hack. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus villosus Y.C.Liu & H.Peng Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Miscanthus violaceus (K.Schum.) Pilg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 138 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Miscanthus. Of these 16 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 67 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Miscanthus. 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 138 species names for the genus Miscanthus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 16 11.6%
Synonym 114 82.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 8 5.8%

All names

The status of the 205 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Miscanthus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 16 7.8%
Synonym 179 87.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 10 4.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 138 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Miscanthus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 14 111 0 0 125 90.6%
Medium confidence 1 2 0 0 3 2.2%
Low confidence 1 1 0 8 10 7.2%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 2 3 0 2 0 7 5.1%
WCSP 14 111 0 6 0 131 94.9%