The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Pentameris

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Pentameris

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Pentameris capillaris (Thunb.) Galley & H.P.Linder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris chrysurus (K.Schum.) Galley & H.P.Linder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris clavata (Galley) Galley & H.P.Linder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris dentata (L.f.) Galley & H.P.Linder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris dregeana Stapf Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris ellisii H.P. Linder Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pentameris glacialis N.P.Barker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris hirtiglumis N.P.Barker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris horrida (Galley) Galley & H.P.Linder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris longiglumis (Nees) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris macrocalycina (Steud.) Schweick. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris minor (F.Ballard & C.E.Hubb.) Galley & H.P.Linder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris obtusifolia (Hochst.) Schweick. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris oreophila N.P.Barker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris rigidissima (Pilg. ex H.P.Linder) Galley & H.P.Linder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris swartbergensis N.P.Barker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris thuarii P.Beauv. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris trifida (Galley) Galley & H.P.Linder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Pentameris uniflora N.P.Barker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 39 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Pentameris. Of these 10 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 3 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Pentameris. 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 39 species names for the genus Pentameris recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 25.6%
Synonym 16 41.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 13 33.3%

All names

The status of the 42 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Pentameris recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 23.8%
Synonym 19 45.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 13 31.0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 39 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Pentameris, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 10 12 0 0 22 56.4%
Medium confidence 0 2 0 0 2 5.1%
Low confidence 0 2 0 13 15 38.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 4 0 1 0 5 12.8%
WCSP 10 12 0 12 0 34 87.2%