The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Gardenia

The genus Gardenia is in the family Rubiaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Gardenia

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Gardenia actinocarpa Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia acuminata Korth. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia agualia Stapf ex Hutch. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Gardenia anapetes A.C.Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia angkorensis Pit. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia annamensis Pit. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia aqualla Stapf & Hutch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia archboldiana Merr. & L.M.Perry Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia artensis Montrouz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia aubryi Vieill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia barnesii Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia beamanii Y.W.Low Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia boninensis (Nakai) Tuyama ex T.Yamaz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia brachythamnus (K.Schum.) Launert Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia brighamii H.Mann Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia buffalina (Lour.) Poir. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia cambodiana Pit. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia candida A.C.Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia carinata Wall. ex Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia carstensensis Wernham Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia chanii Y.W.Low Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia chevalieri Pit. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia cinerascens A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia clemensiae Merr. & L.M.Perry Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia collinsae Craib Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia colnettiana Guillaumin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia conferta Guillaumin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia cornifolia DC. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia cornuta Hemsl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia coronaria Buch.-Ham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia costulata Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia crameri Tirveng. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia cuneata Kurz Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia dacryoides A.Cunn. ex Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia deplanchei Vieill. ex Guillaumin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia discolor A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia dolichantha Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia elata Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia epiphytica Jongkind Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia erubescens Stapf & Hutch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia esculenta Stokes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia ewartii Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia faucicola Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia fiorii Chiov. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia flava (Lour.) Poir. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia forsteniana Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia fosbergii Tirveng. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia fucata R.Br. ex Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia fusca Geddes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia gardneri Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia gjellerupii Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia gordonii Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia grandis Korth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia grievei Horne ex Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia griffithii Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia gummifera L.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia hageniana Gilli Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia hainanensis Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia hansemannii K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia hillii Horne ex Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia hutchinsoniana Turrill Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia imperialis K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Gardenia integra A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia invaginata Merr. & L.M.Perry Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia ixorifolia R.Br. ex Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia jabiluka Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia jasminoides J.Ellis Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia kakaduensis Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia kamialiensis Takeuchi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia laccifera Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia lacciflua K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia lagunensis Merr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia lamingtonii F.M.Bailey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia lanutoo Reinecke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia latifolia Aiton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia leopoldiana De Wild. & T.Durand Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia leschenaultii D.Dietr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia magnifica Geddes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia mannii H.St.John & Kuykendall Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia maugaloae Lauterb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia megasperma F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia merrillii Elmer Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia mexicana Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia micrantha Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia mollis Schltr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia moszkowskii Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia mutabilis Reinw. ex Blume Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia negrosensis Merr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia ngoyensis Schltr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia nitida Hook. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia obtusifolia Roxb. ex Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia ornata K.M.Wong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia oudiepe Vieill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia ovularis F.M.Bailey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia pallens Merr. & L.M.Perry Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia panduriformis Pierre ex Pit. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia pannea Lindl. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia papuana F.M.Bailey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia parviflora Vell. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia petiolata Farw. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia philastrei Pierre ex Pit. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia posoquerioides S.Moore Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia propinqua Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia pseudoternifolia Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia psidioides Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia pterocalyx Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia pudiepe Vieill. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Gardenia pyriformis A.Cunn. ex Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Gardenia racemulosa Korth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia reinwardtiana Blume Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia remyi H.Mann Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia remyi Mann Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Gardenia resinifera Roth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia resiniflua Hiern Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia resinosa F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia rupicola Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia rutenbergiana (Baill. ex Vatke) J.-F.Leroy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia saxatilis Geddes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia scabrella Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia schiedeana Schltdl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Gardenia schlechteri Bonati & Petitm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia schwarzii Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia sericea Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia similis (Craib) Craib Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia siphonocalyx Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia sokotensis Hutch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia sootepensis Hutch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia stenophylla Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia stipulosa Zoll. & Moritzi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia storckii Oliv. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia subacaulis Stapf & Hutch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia subcarinata (Corner) Y.W.Low Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia succosa Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia sulcata C.F.Gaertn. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia tahitensis DC. ex Drake Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Gardenia taitensis DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia tannaensis Guillaumin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Gardenia tessellaris Puttock Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia thailandica Tirveng. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia thunbergia Thunb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia thunbergia L.f. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Gardenia thunbergia L. f. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Gardenia tinneae Kotschy & Heuglin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia transvenulosa Verdc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia trochainii Sillans Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia tropidocarpa Wernham Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia truncata Craib Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia tubifera Wall. ex Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia tubiflora A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia urvillei Montrouz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia vernicosa Merr. & L.M.Perry Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia vilhelmii Domin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia virescens Ridl. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia vitiensis Seem. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia voacangoides Mildbr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Gardenia vogelii Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Gardenia volkensii K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Gardenia vulcanica K.M.Wong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 259 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Gardenia. Of these 134 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 62 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Gardenia. 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 259 species names for the genus Gardenia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 134 51.7%
Synonym 100 38.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 25 9.7%

All names

The status of the 321 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Gardenia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 140 43.6%
Synonym 156 48.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 25 7.8%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 259 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Gardenia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 134 96 0 0 230 88.8%
Medium confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Low confidence 0 4 0 25 29 11.2%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 1 0 8 0 9 3.5%
WCSP 134 99 0 17 1 250 96.5%