The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Zea

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Zea

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Zea diploperennis Iltis, Doebley & R.Guzmán Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Zea luxurians (Durieu & Asch.) R.M.Bird Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Zea mays L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Zea mexicana (Schrad.) Kuntze Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Zea nicaraguensis Iltis & B.F.Benz Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Zea perennis (Hitchc.) Reeves & Mangelsd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 52 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Zea. Of these 6 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 46 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Zea. 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 52 species names for the genus Zea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 6 11.5%
Synonym 46 88.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 0 0%

All names

The status of the 98 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Zea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 6 6.1%
Synonym 92 93.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 0 0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 52 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Zea, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 6 44 0 0 50 96.2%
Medium confidence 0 2 0 0 2 3.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 2 0 0 0 2 3.8%
WCSP 6 44 0 0 0 50 96.2%