The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Litchi

The genus Litchi is in the family Sapindaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Litchi

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Litchi chinensis Sonn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Litchi philippinensis Radlk. ex Whitford Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Litchi sinensis Sonner Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 16 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Litchi. Of these 3 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Litchi. 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 16 species names for the genus Litchi recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3 18.8%
Synonym 8 50.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 5 31.3%

All names

The status of the 17 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Litchi recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3 17.6%
Synonym 9 52.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 5 29.4%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 16 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Litchi, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 3 8 0 0 11 68.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 5 5 31.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 1 0 0 0 2 12.5%
WCSP (in review) 2 7 0 5 0 14 87.5%