The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Balanites

The genus Balanites is in the family Zygophyllaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Balanites

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 4
Balanites angolensis (Welw.) Mildbr. & Schltr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 1
Balanites glabra Mildbr. & Schltr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Balanites maughamii Sprague Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 1
Balanites pedicellaris Mildbr. & Schltr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 1
Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 1
Balanites roxburghii Planch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Balanites triflora Tiegh. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Balanites wilsoniana Dawe & Sprague Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 1
Balanites wilsonianus Dawe & Sprague Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Balanites zizyphoides Mildbr. & Schltr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 58 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Balanites. Of these 10 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 21 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Balanites. 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 58 species names for the genus Balanites recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 10 17.2%
Synonym 46 79.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 3.4%

All names

The status of the 79 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Balanites recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 19 24.1%
Synonym 58 73.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 2.5%

The confidence with which the status of the 58 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Balanites, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 9 45 0 0 54 93.1%
Medium confidence 1 1 0 0 2 3.4%
Low confidence 0 0 0 2 2 3.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 1 0 1 0 3 5.2%
WCSP 9 45 0 0 0 54 93.1%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.7%