The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Zostera

The genus Zostera is in the family Zosteraceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Zostera

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Zostera angustifolia (Hornem.) Rchb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera asiatica Miki Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera caespitosa Miki Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera capensis Setch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera capricorni Asch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera caulescens Miki Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera chilensis (J.Kuo) S.W.L.Jacobs & Les Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera dubia E.H.L.Krause Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera geojeensis H. Shin, Cho & Y.S. Oh Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Zostera japonica Asch. & Graebn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera marina L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera mucronata Hartog Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera muelleri Irmisch ex Asch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera nigricaulis (J.Kuo) S.W.L.Jacobs & Les Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera noltii Hornem. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera novazelandica Setch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera polychlamys (J.Kuo) S.W.L.Jacobs & Les Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Zostera tasmanica M.Martens ex Asch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26

Statistics

The Plant List includes 46 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Zostera. Of these 16 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 16 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Zostera. 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 46 species names for the genus Zostera recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 16 34.8%
Synonym 28 60.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 4.3%

All names

The status of the 62 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Zostera recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 16 25.8%
Synonym 44 71.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 3.2%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 46 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Zostera, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 16 28 0 0 44 95.7%
Medium confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Low confidence 0 0 0 2 2 4.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 0 0 1 0 1 2.2%
WCSP 16 28 0 1 1 45 97.8%