The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Equisetum

The genus Equisetum is in the family Equisetaceae in the major group Pteridophytes (Ferns and fern allies).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Equisetum

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Equisetum alaskanum J.P. Anderson Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum arcticum Rupr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum arvense L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum bogotense Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum californicum (Milde) G.N. Jones Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum diffusum D. Don Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum elongatum Willd. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum × ferrissii Clute Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum fluviatile L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Equisetum fontinale Copel. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum giganteum L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum × haukeanum Mickel & A.R. Sm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum hyemale L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Equisetum intermedium Rydb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum komarovii Iljin Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum laevigatum A. Braun Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Equisetum × litorale Kühlew. ex Rupr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum litorale Kühlew. ex Rupr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum lyi H. Lév. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum × mackaii (Newman) Brichan Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum maximum Lam. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum × mildeanum Rothm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum montanum Raf. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum × moorei Newman Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum myriochaetum Schltdl. & Cham. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum nelsonii J.H. Schaffn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum × nelsonii (A.A. Eaton) J.H. Schaffn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum palustre L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum pratense Ehrh. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum ramosissimum Desf. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Equisetum ramosum DC. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum ripense Nakai & F. Maek. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum robustum A. Braun ex Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum × schaffneri Milde Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum scirpoides Michx. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum sieboldi Milde Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum sylvaticum L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum telmateia Ehrh. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Equisetum × torgesianum Rothm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum trachyodon (A. Braun) W.D.J. Koch Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Equisetum variegatum Schleich. ex F. Weber & D. Mohr Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1

Statistics

The Plant List includes 67 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Equisetum. Of these 25 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 43 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Equisetum. 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 67 species names for the genus Equisetum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 25 37.3%
Synonym 26 38.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 16 23.9%

All names

The status of the 110 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Equisetum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 32 29.1%
Synonym 61 55.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 17 15.5%

The confidence with which the status of the 67 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Equisetum, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 25 25 0 0 50 74.6%
Low confidence 0 1 0 16 17 25.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 24 25 0 16 0 65 97.0%
WCSP (in review) 1 1 0 0 0 2 3.0%