The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Polylepis

The genus Polylepis is in the family Rosaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Polylepis

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Polylepis australis Bitter Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis besseri Pilg. ex Bitter Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis besseri Hieron. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis canoi W.Mend. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis dependens Ruiz & Pav. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polylepis hieronymi Pilg. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis incana Kunth Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis lanuginosa Wedd. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis lanuginosa Kunth Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis multijuga Pilg. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis neglecta M.Kessler Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis pacensis M.Kessler & Schmidt-Leb. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis pauta Hieron. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis pepei B.B.Simpson Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis quadrijuga Bitter Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis racemosa Griseb. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis racemosa Ruiz & Pav. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis reticulata Hieron. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis sericea Wedd. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis sericea Hieron. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis subsericans J.F.Macbr. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis tomentella Bitter Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis tomentella Wedd. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Polylepis weberbaueri Pilg. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 54 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Polylepis. Of these 15 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 48 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Polylepis. 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 54 species names for the genus Polylepis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 15 27.8%
Synonym 25 46.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 14 25.9%

All names

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

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 15 14.7%
Synonym 73 71.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 14 13.7%

The confidence with which the status of the 54 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Polylepis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 12 18 0 0 30 55.6%
Medium confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Low confidence 3 7 0 14 24 44.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
RJP 15 25 0 13 0 53 98.1%
Tropicos 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.9%