The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Nigella

The genus Nigella is in the family Ranunculaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Nigella

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Nigella agrestis J.Presl & C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella amoena Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella armena Steven Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella arvensis L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 4
Nigella aspera K.Koch Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella atlantica (Murb.) Rivas Mart. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella atropurpurea Huber Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella bicolor Boiss. & Heldr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella bithynica Azn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella bourgaei Jord. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella bucharica Schipcz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella carpatha Strid Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella catenae Ten. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella ciliaris DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella cilicica Boiss. & Balansa Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella coarctata C.C.Gmel. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella coerulea Lam. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella confusa Salle ex Nyman Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella corniculata DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella cretensis Steven Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella damascena L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella degenii Vierh. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella deserti Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella diversifolia Franch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella doerfleri Vierh. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella doliata Pall. ex M.Bieb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella elata Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella elegans Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella foeniculacea Hohen. ex Boiss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella foeniculacea DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella fumariifola Kotschy Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella gaditana Soleirol ex Nyman Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella gallica Jord. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella glauca Wallr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella glauca Schkuhr ex Wender. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella hispanica L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella huthii Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella icarica Strid Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella indica Roxb. ex Fleming Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella integrifolia Regel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella intermedia Rouy & Foucaud Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella intermedia K.Koch Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella involucrata Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella involucrata K.Koch Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella laevis Delile ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella lancifolia Hub.-Mor. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella latifolia Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella latisecta P.H. Davis Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Nigella media Pachom. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella multifida Gaterau Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella nana J.W.Loudon Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella nigellastrum (L.) Willk. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella noeana Boiss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella orientalis L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella oxypetala Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella papillosa G.López Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Nigella polygynia Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella pygmaea DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella romana Garsault Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella sativa L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Nigella segetalis M.Bieb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella stellaris Boiss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella stricta Strid Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella taurica Steven Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella tenuiflora Gilib. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella truncata Viv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella tuberculata Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella turcica Dönmez & Mutlu Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella unguicularis (Poir.) Spenn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella unguiculata Stokes Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Nigella verrucosa K.Koch Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 90 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Nigella. Of these 18 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 12 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Nigella. 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 90 species names for the genus Nigella recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 18 20.0%
Synonym 14 15.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 58 64.4%

All names

The status of the 102 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Nigella recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 23 22.5%
Synonym 20 19.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 59 57.8%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 90 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Nigella, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 18 13 0 0 31 34.4%
Low confidence 0 1 0 58 59 65.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 1 0 0 0 2 2.2%
WCSP (in review) 17 13 0 58 0 88 97.8%