The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Araceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Araceae

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

Statistics

Species of Araceae contained within The Plant List belong to 117 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 8,106 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Araceae. Of these 3,368 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1,315 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Araceae. 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 8,106 species names for the family Araceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3,368 41.5%
Synonym 3,392 41.8%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 1,345 16.6%

All names

The status of the 9,421 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Araceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3,459 36.7%
Synonym 4,613 49.0%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 1,348 14.3%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 8,106 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Araceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 3,314 3,267 0 0 6,581 81.2%
Medium confidence 53 89 0 0 142 1.8%
Low confidence 1 36 1 1,345 1,383 17.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 53 89 0 1,180 0 1,322 16.3%
WCSP 3,315 3,303 0 162 1 6,780 83.6%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 1 3 0 4 0.0%