The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Asparagaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Asparagaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Asparagaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 128 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 9,933 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Asparagaceae. Of these 2,929 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 2,052 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Asparagaceae. 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 9,933 species names for the family Asparagaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,929 29.5%
Synonym 6,392 64.4%
Unplaced 28 0.3%
Unassessed 584 5.9%

All names

The status of the 11,985 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Asparagaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3,093 25.8%
Synonym 8,272 69.0%
Unplaced 28 0.2%
Unassessed 592 4.9%

Of the species names,

A further 8 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 9,933 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Asparagaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 2,887 6,148 0 0 9,035 91.0%
Medium confidence 42 120 0 0 162 1.6%
Low confidence 0 124 28 584 736 7.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
RJP 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0%
Tropicos 42 123 4 137 0 306 3.1%
WCSP 2,887 6,266 0 447 8 9,600 96.6%
WCSP (in review) 0 3 23 0 0 26 0.3%