The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Roscoea

The genus Roscoea is in the family Zingiberaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Roscoea

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Roscoea alpina Royle Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea auriculata K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea australis Cowley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea × beesiana Cowley & C.Whitehouse Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea bhutanica Ngamr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea brandisii (King ex Baker) K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea cangshanensis M.H.Luo, X.F.Gao & H.H.Lin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea capitata Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea cautleyoides Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea debilis Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 1
Roscoea forrestii Cowley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea ganeshensis Cowley & W.J.Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea humeana Balf.f. & W.W.Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea kunmingensis S.Q.Tong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea nepalensis Cowley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea ngainoi A.A.Mao & Bhaumik Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea praecox K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea purpurea Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea schneideriana (Loes.) Cowley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea scillifolia (Gagnep.) Cowley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea tibetica Batalin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea tumjensis Cowley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Roscoea wardii Cowley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26

Statistics

The Plant List includes 35 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Roscoea. Of these 22 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 41 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Roscoea. 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 35 species names for the genus Roscoea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 22 62.9%
Synonym 12 34.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 2.9%

All names

The status of the 76 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Roscoea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 23 30.3%
Synonym 52 68.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 1.3%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 35 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Roscoea, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 22 12 0 0 34 97.1%
Medium confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Low confidence 0 0 0 1 1 2.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
WCSP 22 12 0 1 0 35 100%