The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Sorghastrum

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Sorghastrum

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Sorghastrum amazonicum Henrard Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Sorghastrum balansae (Hack.) Dávila Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum brunneum Swallen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum chasae Swallen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum contractum (Hack.) M.Kuhlm. & Kuhn Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum crassum Renvoize Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum elliottii (C.Mohr) Nash Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum fuscescens (Pilg.) Clayton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum incompletum (J.Presl) Nash Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum minarum (Nees) Hitchc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum nudipes Nash Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum pellitum (Hack.) Parodi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum pogonostachyum (Stapf) Clayton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum pohlianum Dávila, L.I.Cabrera & R.Lira Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum scaberrimum (Nees) Herter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum secundum (Elliott) Nash Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum setosum (Griseb.) Hitchc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum stipoides (Kunth) Nash Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum tisserantii Clayton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Sorghastrum viride Swallen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 109 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Sorghastrum. Of these 20 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 39 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Sorghastrum. 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 109 species names for the genus Sorghastrum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 20 18.3%
Synonym 88 80.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 0.9%

All names

The status of the 148 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Sorghastrum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 20 13.5%
Synonym 127 85.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 0.7%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 109 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Sorghastrum, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 20 86 0 0 106 97.2%
Medium confidence 0 2 0 0 2 1.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 1 1 0.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 2 0 1 0 3 2.8%
WCSP 20 86 0 0 0 106 97.2%