The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Smilax

The genus Smilax is in the family Smilacaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Smilax

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Smilax aberrans Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax aculeata Vell. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax aculeatissima Conran Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax alba Bertol. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax amblyobasis K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ampla Warb. ex K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax anceps Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax anguina K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax annulata Warb. ex K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax aquifolium Ferrufino & Greuter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax argyrea L.Linden & Rodigas Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax argyrea Lind. & Rod. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax arisanensis Hayata Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax aristolochiifolia Mill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax aspera L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax aspericaulis Wall. ex A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax assumptionis A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax astrosperma F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax auriculata Walter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax australis R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax austrozhejiangensis Q.Lin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax azorica H.Schaef. & P.Schönfelder Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax bapouensis H.Li Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax basilata F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax bauhinioides Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax bella J.F.Macbr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax biflora Siebold ex Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax biltmoreana (Small) J.B.Norton ex Pennell Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax biumbellata T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax blumei A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax bona-nox L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax borneensis A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax bracteata C.Presl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax brasiliensis Spreng. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax californica (A.DC.) A.Gray Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax calophylla Wall. ex A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cambodiana Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax campestris Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax canariensis Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax canellifolia Mill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax celebica Blume Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cercidifolia Pursh Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax chapaensis Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax china L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 1
Smilax chingii F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cinnamomea Desf. ex A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cissoides M.Martens & Galeotti Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cocculoides Warb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cognata Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax compressa Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax compta (Killip & C.V.Morton) Ferrufino Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax conchipes F.T.Wang & Tang Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax corbularia Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 1
Smilax cordato-ovata Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cordifolia Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax coriacea Spreng. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cristalensis Ferrufino & Greuter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cuprea Ferrufino & Greuter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cuspidata Duhamel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cuspidata Poirteau Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax cyclophylla Warb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax cynanchifolia Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax darrisii H.Lév. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax davidiana A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax decipiens Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax densibarbata F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax dilatata Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax discotis Warb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax domingensis Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ecirrhata (Engelm. ex Kunth) S.Watson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax elastica Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax elegans Wall. ex Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 2
Smilax elegantissima Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax elmeri Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax elongatoumbellata Hayata Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax emeiensis J.M.Xu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax erecta Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax excelsa L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax extensa Wall. ex Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ferox Wall. ex Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax flavicaulis Rusby Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax fluminensis Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax fokiensis F.P.Metcalf Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax fooningensis F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax gagnepainii T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax gemina Vell. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax gigantea Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax gigantocarpa Koord. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax glabra Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax glauca Walter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax glaucochina Warb. ex Diels Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax glyciphylla Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax goyazana A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax gracilior Ferrufino & Greuter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax griffithii A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax guianensis Vitman Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax guiyangensis C.X.Fu & C.D.Shen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax havanensis Jacq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax hayatae T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax hemsleyana Craib Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax herbacea L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax heterophylla Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax hilariana A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax hispida Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax horridiramula Hayata Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax hugeri (Small) J.B.Norton ex Pennell Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax hypoglauca Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ilicifolia Desv. ex Ham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax illinoensis Mangaly Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax indosinica T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax inversa T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax irrorata Mart. ex Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax jamesii G.A.Wallace Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax japicanga Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax javensis A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax jiankunii H.Li Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax kainantensis Masam. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax kaniensis K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax keyensis Warb. ex K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax kingii Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax klotzschii Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax korthalsii A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax kwangsiensis F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax lanceifolia Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 3
Smilax lappacea Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax larvata Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax lasioneura Hook. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax latifolia Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax laurifolia L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax lebrunii H.Lév. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax leucophylla Blume Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ligneoriparia C.X.Fu & P.Li Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ligustrifolia A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax loheri Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax longifolia Rich. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax longipes Warb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax lucida Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax luei T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax lunglingensis F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax lushuiensis S.C.Chen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax lutescens Vell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax luzonensis C.Presl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax maclurei Merr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax macrocarpa Blume Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax magnifera J.F. Macbr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax magnifolia J.F.Macbr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax mairei H.Lév. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax malipoensis S.C.Chen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax maritima Feay ex Alph.Wood Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax maypurensis Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax maypurensis Kunth Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax megacarpa A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax megalantha C.H.Wright Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax melanocarpa Ridl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax melastomifolia Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax membranacea Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax menispermoidea A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax menispermoides Hayata Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax microchina T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax microphylla C.H.Wright Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax minarum A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax minutiflora A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax modesta A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax mollis Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax moranensis M.Martens & Galeotti Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax morongii Small Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax munita S.C.Chen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax muricata Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax muscosa Toledo Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax myosotiflora A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax myrtillus A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax nageliana A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax nana F.T.Wang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax nantoensis T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax neocaledonica Schltr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax nervomarginata Hayata Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax nigrescens F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax nipponica Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax nova-guineensis T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax obliqua Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax obliquata Duhamel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax obliquata Poir. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax oblongata Sw. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax oblongifolia Pohl ex Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ocreata A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax odoratissima Blume Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax officinalis Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax orbiculata Labill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ornata Lem. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax orthoptera A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax outanscianensis Pamp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ovalifolia Roxb. ex D.Don Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ovalifolia Roxb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax ovatolanceolata T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax pachysandroides T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax paniculata M.Martens & Galeotti Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax papuana Lauterb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax perfoliata Lour. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax petelotii T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax petiolatumida B.R.Moore, Narkkong, Th.Moore & Lutat Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax phyllobola M.Martens & Galeotti Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax pilcomayensis Guagl. & Gattuso Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax pilosa Andreata & Leoni Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax pinfaensis H.Lév. & Vaniot Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax plurifurcata A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax poilanei Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax polyacantha Wall. ex Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax polyantha Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax polycolea Warb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax populnea Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax pottingeri Prain Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax pseudochina L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax pulverulenta Michx. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax pumila Walter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax purhampuy Ruiz Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax purpurata G.Forst. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax purviflora Wall. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax pygmaea Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax quadrata A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax quadrumbellata T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax quinquenervia Vell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax remotinervis Hand.-Mazz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax reniformis Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax retroflexa (F.T.Wang & Tang) S.C.Chen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax rhombifolia Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax riparia A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 2
Smilax rotundifolia L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax rotundifolia Bello Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax roxburghiana Wall. ex A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax rubromarginata K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax rufescens Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax ruiziana Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax salicifolia Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax sandwicensis Kunth Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax sanguinea Posada-Ar. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax santaremensis A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax saulensis J.D.Mitch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax scabriuscula Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax schomburgkiana Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax scobinicaulis C.H.Wright Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax sebeana Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax selloana A.DC. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax setiramula F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax setosa Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax shuttleworthii auct. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax sieboldii Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax sinclairii T.Koyama Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax siphilitica Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax solanifolia A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax spicata Vell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax spinosa Mill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax spissa Killip & C.V.Morton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax spruceana A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax stans Maxim. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax stenophylla A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax subinermis C.Presl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax subpubescens A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax subsessiliflora Duhamel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax synandra Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax talbotiana A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax tamnoides L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax tetraptera Schltr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax timorensis A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax tomentosa Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax trachypoda J.B.Norton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax trinervula Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax triplinervia Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Smilax tsinchengshanensis F.T.Wang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax tuberculata C.Presl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax turbans F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax umbellata Vell. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax utilis C.H.Wright Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax vaginata Decne. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax vanchingshanensis (F.T.Wang & Tang) F.T.Wang & Tang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax velutina Killip & C.V.Morton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax verrucosa Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax verticalis Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax vitiensis (Seem.) A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax wallichii Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax walteri Pursh Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax wightii A.DC. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax williamsii Merr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax yui F.T.Wang Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax yunnanensis S.C.Chen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Smilax zeylanica L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26

Statistics

The Plant List includes 695 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Smilax. Of these 248 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 258 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Smilax. 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 695 species names for the genus Smilax recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 248 35.7%
Synonym 410 59.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 37 5.3%

All names

The status of the 953 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Smilax recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 257 27.0%
Synonym 659 69.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 37 3.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 695 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Smilax, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 244 405 0 0 649 93.4%
Medium confidence 3 4 0 0 7 1.0%
Low confidence 1 1 0 37 39 5.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 4 4 0 7 0 15 2.2%
WCSP 244 406 0 30 0 680 97.8%