The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Acanthaceae

The family Acanthaceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Acanthaceae

A list of all accepted and unassessed names in Acanthaceae is available in CSV format (Unicode UTF-8 encoding).

Statistics

Species of Acanthaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 242 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 12,779 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Acanthaceae. Of these 3,947 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 717 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Acanthaceae. 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 12,779 species names for the family Acanthaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3,947 30.9%
Synonym 3,660 28.6%
Unplaced 10 0.1%
Unassessed 5,162 40.4%

All names

The status of the 13,496 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Acanthaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4,021 29.8%
Synonym 4,264 31.6%
Unplaced 10 0.1%
Unassessed 5,201 38.5%

Of the species names,

A further 2 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 12,779 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Acanthaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 8 37 0 0 45 0.4%
Medium confidence 3,712 2,795 0 0 6,507 50.9%
Low confidence 227 828 10 5,162 6,227 48.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
iPlants 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0%
TICA 0 0 0 39 0 39 0.3%
Tropicos 1,797 1,094 4 222 0 3,117 24.4%
WCSP 8 37 0 6 0 51 0.4%
WCSP (in review) 2,142 2,528 6 4,895 2 9,571 74.9%