The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Amaranthaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Amaranthaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Amaranthaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 178 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 7,887 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Amaranthaceae. Of these 2,052 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 2,162 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Amaranthaceae. 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 7,887 species names for the family Amaranthaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,052 26.0%
Synonym 3,450 43.7%
Unplaced 16 0.2%
Unassessed 2,369 30.0%

All names

The status of the 10,049 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Amaranthaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,212 22.0%
Synonym 5,399 53.7%
Unplaced 16 0.2%
Unassessed 2,422 24.1%

Of the species names,

A further 5 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 7,887 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Amaranthaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 2 0 0 2 0.0%
Medium confidence 1,905 3,025 0 0 4,930 62.5%
Low confidence 147 423 16 2,369 2,955 37.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IPNI 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
TICA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
Tropicos 531 719 0 129 0 1,379 17.5%
WCSP 0 2 0 4 0 6 0.1%
WCSP (in review) 1,521 2,729 16 2,234 5 6,500 82.4%