The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Polytrichum

The genus Polytrichum is in the family Polytrichaceae in the major group Bryophytes (Mosses and liverworts).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Polytrichum

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Polytrichum abbreviatum (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum aequinoctiale (Lorentz) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum akitense (Besch.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum ambiguum Michx. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum angustifolium Mitt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum aquense Saporta Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum arcticum Sw. ex Brid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum arcuatum (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum asperrimum (Besch.) Broth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum atrovirens (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum aurantiacum Hoppe ex Brid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum autranii Renauld & Cardot Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum belangeri Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum bescherellei (Hampe) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum boreale Kindb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum brachymitrium Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum brachythecium (Besch.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum breviceps Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum buchananii Broth. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum campylocarpum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum canaliculatum Hook. & Arn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum circinatum (Besch.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum circinnatulum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum commune Hedw. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 6
Polytrichum compressum Hook. f. & Wilson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum conorhynchum Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum controversum Brid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum coronatum Brid. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum crassisetum Lam. & DC. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum cubense (Sull.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum cupreum G. Negri Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum cuspidatum (Besch.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum cuspidirostrum Schimp. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum elegans Welw. & Duby Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum elongatum P. Beauv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum ericaefolium (Besch.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum ericoides Hampe Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum falcifolium Griff. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum feae (Müll. Hal.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum ferrugineum Brid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum flexicaule (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum formosum x gracile Papp Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum giganteum Hook. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum glabrum Brid. ex Schrad. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum glaciale (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum glaucicaule Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum glaucinum (Besch.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum gracilifolium (Besch.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum gracilisetum Besch. ex Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum gymnophyllum (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum helveticum (Lam. & DC.) Schleich. ex Sw. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum hexagonum (Mitt.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum himalayanum (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum hyperboreum R. Br. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum involutum Hampe Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum japonicum (Sull. & Lesq.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum jensenii I. Hagen Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum juniperellum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum juniperinum Hedw. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 3
Polytrichum laevipilum Hampe Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum leptocarpum (Besch.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum longidens (Ångström) Ångstr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum macrophyllum (Dozy & Molk.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum macrorhapis Müll. Hal. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum manchuricum (Horik.) C. Gao & G.C. Zhang Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum maoriae Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum marginatum Brid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum microcephalum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum microdontium (Kindb.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum micropysix Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum microstomum R. Br. ex Schwägr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum neesii Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum neocaledonicum (Besch.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum nigrescens Lam. & DC. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum novae-hollandiae A. Jaeger Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum nudiusculum (Mitt.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum obscuratum (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum oederi Brid. ex P. Beauv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum oerstedianum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum otaruense (Besch.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum pachyneuron Hampe Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum parvum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum patulum Harv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum paucidens (Besch.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum piliferum Hedw. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Polytrichum pleeanum (Besch.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum polakowskyi Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum proliferum Griff. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum propinquum R. Br. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum recurvatum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum recurvipilum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum rhopalophorum (Besch.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum riedelianum Mont. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum robustiusculum (A. Jaeger) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum rottense (A. Schlick.) Weyland Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum rubescens Mitt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum scabriusculum Brid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum schlumbergeri (Schimp.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum semilamellatum Hook. f. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum seminudum (Mitt.) Wilson ex Hampe Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum sinense Cardot & Thér. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum spegazzinii Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum spinulosum (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum squamosum Hook. f. & Wilson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum × stefureacii Plam. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum stolonigerum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum strictum Menzies ex Brid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum subbifarium (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum subcarinatum Hampe Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum subpilosum P. Beauv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum subremotifolium Geh. & Hampe Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum subrotundum Menzies ex Brid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum subtortile Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum subulatum Menzies ex Brid. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum superbum Schultz Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum swartzii Hartm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum tahitense (Schimp.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum tenellum Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum tenuirostre Hook. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum tibetanum C. Gao Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum timmioides Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum tonkinense Thér. & R. Henry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum torquatum (Mitt. ex Osada & G.L. Sm.) N. E. Bell & Hyvönen Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum trachythecium Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum transvaaliense Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum vaginatum Warnst. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum verrucosum Paris Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum viride (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum vitiense (Mitt.) Kindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum wilsonii Kindb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum xanthopilum Wilson ex Mitt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum yezoense Horik. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum yuccaefolium Ehrh. ex Funck Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Polytrichum yunnanense (Besch.) Müll. Hal. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 237 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Polytrichum. Of these 123 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 79 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Polytrichum. 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 237 species names for the genus Polytrichum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 123 51.9%
Synonym 103 43.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 11 4.6%

All names

The status of the 316 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Polytrichum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 132 41.8%
Synonym 150 47.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 34 10.8%

The confidence with which the status of the 237 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Polytrichum, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 123 103 0 0 226 95.4%
Low confidence 0 0 0 11 11 4.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 123 103 0 11 0 237 100%