The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Saccharum

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Saccharum

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Saccharum alopecuroides (L.) Nutt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum angustifolium (Nees) Trin. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum arundinaceum Retz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum asperum (Nees) Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum baka Buch.-Ham. ex Arn. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum beccarii (Stapf) Cope Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum bengalense Retz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum bracteatum Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum brevibarbe (Michx.) Pers. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum caninum Reinw. ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum coarctatum (Fernald) R.D.Webster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum contortum (Elliott) Nutt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum contractum Poit. ex Ledeb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum deciduum Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum exaltatum Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum fallax Balansa Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum fatuum Beechey ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum filifolium Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum formosanum (Stapf) Ohwi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum giganteum (Walter) Pers. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum griffithii Munro ex Aitch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum griffithii Munro ex Boiss. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Saccharum hildebrandtii (Hack.) Clayton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum kajkaiense (Melderis) Melderis Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum kanashiroi (Ohwi) Ohwi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum longisetosum (Andersson) V.Naray. ex Bor Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum macrantherum (Pilg.) S. Ahmad & R.R. Stewart Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Saccharum maddenii Brunsfeld Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Saccharum maximum (Brongn.) Trin. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum modhuja Buch.-Ham. ex Arn. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum moonja Royle Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Saccharum muticum Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum narenga (Nees ex Steud.) Hack. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum obscurum Trin. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum officinarum L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum perrieri (A.Camus) Clayton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum pluviatile Osbeck Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Saccharum procerum Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum ravennae (L.) L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum robustum E.W.Brandes & Jeswiet ex Grassl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum rufipilum Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum seriferum Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum sikkimense (Hook.f.) V.Naray. ex Bor Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum sinense Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum spontaneum L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Saccharum stewartii Rajesw., R.R.Rao & Arti Garg Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum strictum (Host) Spreng. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum viguieri (A.Camus) Clayton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum villosum Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum wardii (Bor) Bor ex Cope Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Saccharum williamsii (Bor) Bor ex Cope Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 234 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Saccharum. Of these 36 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 90 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Saccharum. 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 234 species names for the genus Saccharum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 36 15.4%
Synonym 182 77.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 16 6.8%

All names

The status of the 324 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Saccharum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 38 11.7%
Synonym 270 83.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 16 4.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 234 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Saccharum, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 35 172 0 0 207 88.5%
Medium confidence 1 10 0 0 11 4.7%
Low confidence 0 0 0 16 16 6.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 10 0 4 0 15 6.4%
WCSP 35 172 0 12 0 219 93.6%