The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Eichhornia

The genus Eichhornia is in the family Pontederiaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Eichhornia

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Eichhornia azurea (Sw.) Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eichhornia cordata Kunth Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eichhornia diversifolia (Vahl) Urb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eichhornia heterosperma Alexander Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eichhornia paniculata (Spreng.) Solms Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Eichhornia paradoxa (Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Solms Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 51 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Eichhornia. Of these 6 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 2 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Eichhornia. 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 51 species names for the genus Eichhornia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 6 11.8%
Synonym 44 86.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 2.0%

All names

The status of the 53 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Eichhornia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 6 11.3%
Synonym 46 86.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 1.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 51 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Eichhornia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 6 41 0 0 47 92.2%
Medium confidence 0 3 0 0 3 5.9%
Low confidence 0 0 0 1 1 2.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 3 0 1 0 4 7.8%
WCSP 6 41 0 0 0 47 92.2%