The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Encephalartos

The genus Encephalartos is in the family Zamiaceae in the major group Gymnosperms (Conifers, cycads and allies).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Encephalartos

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Encephalartos aemulans Vorster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos altensteinii Lehm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos aplanatus Vorster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos arenarius R.A.Dyer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos barteri Carruth. ex Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos barteri Carruth. ex Miquel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Encephalartos brevifoliolatus Vorster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos bubalinus Melville Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos caffer (Thunb.) Lehm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos cerinus Lavranos & D.L.Goode Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos cerinus Lavranos & Goode Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Encephalartos chimanimaniensis R.A.Dyer & Verdoorn Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos concinnus R.A.Dyer & Verdoorn Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos cupidus R.A.Dyer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos cycadifolius (Jacq.) Lehm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos delucanus Malaisse, Sclavo & Crosiers Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos dolomiticus Lavranos & D.L.Goode Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos dolomiticus Lavranos & Goode Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Encephalartos dyerianus Lavranos & D.L.Goode Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos equatorialis P.J.H.Hurter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos eugene-maraisii Verd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos ferox G.Bertol. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos friderici-guilielmi Lehm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos ghellinckii Lem. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos graniticolus Vorster Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Encephalartos gratus Prain Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos heenanii R.A.Dyer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos hildebrandtii A.Braun & Bouché Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos hirsutus P.J.H.Hurter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos horridus (Jacq.) Lehm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos humilis Verd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos inopinus R.A.Dyer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos ituriensis Bamps & Lisowski Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos kanga Pócs & Q.Luke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos kisambo Faden & Beentje Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos laevifolius Stapf & Burtt Davy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos lanatus Stapf & Burtt Davy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos latifrons Lehm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos laurentianus De Wild. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos lebomboensis Verd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos lehmannii Lehm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos longifolius (Jacq.) Lehm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos mackenziei L.E.Newton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos macrostrobilus Scott Jones & Wynants Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos manikensis (Gilliland) Gilliland Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos marunguensis Devred Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos middelburgensis Vorster, Robbertse & S.van der Westh. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos msinganus Vorster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos munchii R.A.Dyer & Verdoorn Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos natalensis R.A.Dyer & Verdoorn Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos ngoyanus Verd. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos nubimontanus P.J.H.Hurter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos paucidentatus Stapf & Burtt Davy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos poggei Asch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos poggei Ascherson Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Encephalartos princeps R.A.Dyer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos pterogonus R.A.Dyer & Verdoorn Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos relictus P.J.H.Hurter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos schaijesii Malaisse, Sclavo & Crosiers Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos schmitzii Malaisse Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos schmitzii Malaise Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Encephalartos sclavoi De Luca, D.W.Stev. & A.Moretti Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos senticosus Vorster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos septentrionalis Schweinf. ex Eichler Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos septentrionalis Schweinf. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Encephalartos striatus Stapf & Burtt Davy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos tegulaneus Melville Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos transvenosus Stapf & Burtt Davy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos trispinosus (Hook.f.) R.A.Dyer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos turneri Lavranos & D.L.Goode Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos turneri Lavranos & Goode Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Encephalartos umbeluziensis R.A.Dyer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos villosus Lem. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos voiensis Sclavo, Morettii & D. Stevenson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Encephalartos whitelockii P.J.H.Hurter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Encephalartos woodii Sander Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26

Statistics

The Plant List includes 122 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Encephalartos. Of these 68 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 33 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Encephalartos. 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 122 species names for the genus Encephalartos recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 68 55.7%
Synonym 46 37.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 8 6.6%

All names

The status of the 155 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Encephalartos recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 68 43.9%
Synonym 79 51.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 8 5.2%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 122 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Encephalartos, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 67 46 0 0 113 92.6%
Medium confidence 1 0 0 0 1 0.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 8 8 6.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 0 0 8 0 9 7.4%
WCSP 67 46 0 0 0 113 92.6%