The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Posidonia

The genus Posidonia is in the family Posidoniaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Posidonia

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Posidonia angustifolia Cambridge & J.Kuo Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Posidonia angustifolia Camb. & Kuo Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Posidonia australis Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Posidonia coriacea Cambridge & J.Kuo Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Posidonia coriacea Camb. & Kuo Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Posidonia denhartogii J.Kuo & Cambridge Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Posidonia denhartogii Kuo & Camb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Posidonia kirkmanii J.Kuo & Cambridge Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Posidonia kirkmanii Kuo & Camb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Posidonia ostenfeldii Hartog Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Posidonia ostenfeldii den Hartog Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Posidonia robertsonae Kuo & Camb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Posidonia robertsoniae J.Kuo & Cambridge Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Posidonia sinuosa Cambridge & J.Kuo Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Posidonia sinuosa Camb. & Kuo Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 27 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Posidonia. Of these 10 are accepted species names.

Species names

The status of the 27 species names for the genus Posidonia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 37.0%
Synonym 11 40.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 22.2%

All names

The status of the 27 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Posidonia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 37.0%
Synonym 11 40.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 6 22.2%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 27 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Posidonia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 9 11 0 0 20 74.1%
Medium confidence 1 0 0 0 1 3.7%
Low confidence 0 0 0 6 6 22.2%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 0 0 6 0 7 25.9%
WCSP 9 11 0 0 0 20 74.1%