The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Populus

The genus Populus is in the family Salicaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Populus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Populus xintercurrens Goodrich & S.L. Welsh Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus acerifolia Lodd. ex Loudon Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × acuminata Rydb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus adenopoda Maxim. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus afghanica (Aitch. & Hemsl.) C.K. Schneid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Populus alaschanica Kom. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus alba L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Populus × albotremula C.K.Schneid. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × ambigua Beck Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus amurensis Kom. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus amygdalaceifolia Griff. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × andrewsii Sarg. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus angustifolia E.James Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus argentea Foug. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus baicalensis Kom. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × baileyana Henry Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus balsamifera L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Populus beijingensis W.Y. Hsu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × beijingensis W.Y. Hsu Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus berkarensis Poljakov Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × bernardii B.Boivin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × berolinensis K.Koch Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × berolinensis Dippel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus bethmontiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus bicolor Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus biformis Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus bisattenuata Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus bogueana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus bonnetiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus brabantica (Houtz.) Houtz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus brandegeei C.K.Schneid. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × braunii C.K.Schneid. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × brayshawii B.Boivin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus cana T.Y.Sun Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × canadensis Moench Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus canadensis Moench Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × candicans Aiton Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × canescens (Aiton) Sm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus caroliniana McMinn & Maino Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus carreiriana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus caspica (Bornm.) Bornm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus cataracti Kom. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus cathayana Rehder Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Populus celtidifolia T.B.Chao Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus cercidiphylla Britton Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus ceretana Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × certinensis House Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × charbinensis Wang & Skvortzov Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus charbinensis C. Wang & Skvortsov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × charkowiensis R.I.Schröder Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus ciliata Wall. ex Royle Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Populus ciliolata Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus cinerea Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus ciupi S.Y. Wang Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus ciupii S.Y.Wang Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus comesiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus crispa Dippel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus deltoides Marshall Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Populus denhardtiorum Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus dilatata Aiton Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus dimorpha Brandegee Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus dodei Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus dubia E.H.L.Krause Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × dutillyi Lepage Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus elaverensis Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus elongata Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus epirotica Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus eugenei Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus euphratica Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus europaea Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus euxylon Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus fangiana N.Chao & J.Liu Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus fargesii Franch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus fastigiata Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus flexibilis Roz. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus flexilis K.Koch Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus floccosa Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus franklinii Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × fredroviensis Wróbl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus fremontii S.Watson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Populus freynii Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus funiushanensis T.B.Chao Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus gallica Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus gamblei Haines Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus gamblei Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus gansuensis C. Wang & H.L. Yang Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × gansuensis C. Wang & H.L. Yang Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × generosa A.Henry Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus gileadensis Rouleau Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus girinensis Skvortsov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus glandulosa (Uyeki) Uyeki Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus glauca Haines Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus glaucicomans Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × glaucicomans Dode Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus globosa Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus gonggaensis N.Chao & J.R.He Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus gracilis Grossh. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus grandidentata Michx. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus guzmanantlensis A. Vázquez & Cuevas Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus haoana Cheng & Z. Wang in Z. Wang & S. L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × hastata Dode Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × heimburgeri B.Boivin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus helvetica Poederlé Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus henryana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus hervierana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus heteroloba Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus heterophylla L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus hickeliana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × hinckleyana Correll Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus hobartiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus honanensis T.B.Chao & C.W.Chiuan Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × hopeiensis Hu & H.F.Chow Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × hopeiensis Hu & Chow Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus hopeiensis Hu & Chow Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus hsinganica C. Wang & Skvortsov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × hybrida M.Bieb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus hybrida E.H.L.Krause Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus hypomelaena Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus hyrcana Grossh. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus ilicifolia (Engl.) Rouleau Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus iliensis Drobow Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus incrassata Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × inopina Eckenw. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus intramongolica T.Y. Sun & E.W. Ma Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × irishiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × jackii Sarg. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus jacquemontiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × jrtyschensis Cheng-yuan Yang Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus kangdingensis C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus kanjilaliana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × kashmirica A.K.Skvortsov Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus keerqinensis T.Y. Sun Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus komarovii J.J.Vassil. ex Vorosch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus koreana Rehder Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × krauseana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus laevigata Aiton Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus lancifolia N. Chao Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus lasiocarpa Oliv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × laticoma Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus laurifolia Ledeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus lepida Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × leucophylla Schur Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × lloydii Henry Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus mainlingensis C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus mandschurica Nakai Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus manitobensis Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus manshurica Nakai Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus mauritanica Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus megaleuce Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus mexicana Wesm. ex DC. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus microcarpa Hook.f. & Thomson ex Hook.f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus minhoensis S.F. Yang & H.F. Wu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus monticola Brandegee Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus morisetiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × moscoviensis R.I.Schröd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × moskoviensis Schroed. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus mulleriana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus munsoniana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus nakaii Skvortsov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus nigra L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Populus ningshanica C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus octorabdos Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × odorata R.I.Schröd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus ovata Dippel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus paletskyana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus palmata Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus palmeri Sarg. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus pamirica Kom. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × parryi Sarg. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus parvidentata Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus pellostachya Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus peronaeana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus petrowskiana R.I.Schröd. ex Dippel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus pilosa Rehder Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × plantierensis C.K.Schneid. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus platyphylla T.Y. Sun Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × polygonifolia F.G.Bernard Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus pruinosa Schrenk Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × pseudocanadensis C.K.Schneid. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus pseudoglauca C. Wang & P.Y. Fu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus pseudograndidentata Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus pseudomaximowiczii C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus pseudosimonii Kitag. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × pseudotomentosa C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus pubescens (Parl.) Jovan. & Tucović Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus purdomii Rehder Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Populus pyriformis Royle Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus qamdoensis C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus qiongdaoensis T. Hong & P. Luo Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × ramulosa Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus rasumowskiana R.I.Schröd. ex Dippel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × rasumowskiana C.K. Schneid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus reticulata Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus rockii (Rehder) H.L.Yang Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × rogalinensis Wróbl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × rogalinensis Bugała Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × rollandii Rouleau Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × rouleauana B.Boivin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus schischkinii Grossh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus schneideri (Rehder) N. Chao Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus schroederiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus scythica Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus shanxiensis C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × sibirica G.V.Krylov & G.V.Grig. ex A.K.Skvortsov Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus simaroa Rzed. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus simonii Carrière Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Populus sinensis Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus sinuata Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus sinxiangensis T.B.Chao Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × smithii B.Boivin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × steiniana Bornm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus suaveolens Fisch. ex Loudon Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus suaveolens Fisch. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Populus sunghoensis T.B.Chao & C.W.Chiuan Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus sylvicola Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus szechuanica C.K. Schneid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Populus tacamahacca Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Populus tadshikistanica Kom. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus talassica Kom. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus thracia Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus tianschanica Tkatsch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × tomentosa Carrière Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus trabutiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus tremula L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 3
Populus tremuloides Michx. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Populus treyviana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × triangularis Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus trichocarpa Torr. & A.Gray ex Hook. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus triloba Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus trinervis C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus tristis Fisch. ex Dippel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus tristis Fisch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus tschoudiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × utilis Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus vaillantiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus valida Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × vegeta Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × vemirubens Henry Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × viadrii Ruediger Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus violascens Dode Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus virginiana Foug. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus vistulensis Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus wenxianica Z.C. Feng & J.L. Guo ex G.H. Zhu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × wettsteinii Hämet-Ahti Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus × wilsocarpa S.Bartkowiak & W.Bugaa Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus wilsonii C.K. Schneid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus wolfgangii Janch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus wolfiana Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus woobstii Dode Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus wuana C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus wulianensis S.B.Liang & X.W.Li Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus xiangchengensis Z. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × xiaohei T.S. Hwang & Liang Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus × xiaozhuanica W.Y. Hsu & Liang Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus yatungensis (Z. Wang & P.Y. Fu) C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus yuana C. Wang & S.L. Tung Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Populus yunnanensis Dode Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Populus yunsiaomanshanensis T.B.Chao & C.W.Chiuan Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus yunsiaoshanensis T.B.Chao & C.W.Chiuan Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Populus yunungii G.L.Lu Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26

Statistics

The Plant List includes 439 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Populus. Of these 98 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 170 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Populus. 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 439 species names for the genus Populus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 98 22.3%
Synonym 91 20.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 250 56.9%

All names

The status of the 609 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Populus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 116 19.0%
Synonym 234 38.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 259 42.5%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 439 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Populus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 95 83 0 0 178 40.5%
Low confidence 3 8 0 250 261 59.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 63 34 0 15 0 112 25.5%
WCSP (in review) 35 57 0 235 0 327 74.5%