The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Brassicaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Brassicaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Brassicaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 372 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 15,710 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Brassicaceae. Of these 4,060 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 5,555 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Brassicaceae. 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 15,710 species names for the family Brassicaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4,060 25.8%
Synonym 8,948 57.0%
Unplaced 9 0.1%
Unassessed 2,693 17.1%

All names

The status of the 21,265 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Brassicaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4,507 21.2%
Synonym 13,988 65.8%
Unplaced 9 0.0%
Unassessed 2,761 13.0%

Of the species names,

A further 7 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 15,710 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Brassicaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 3,936 8,423 0 0 12,359 78.7%
Low confidence 124 525 9 2,693 3,351 21.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IPNI 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
TICA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0%
RJP 0 0 2 0 0 2 0.0%
Tropicos 1,443 2,951 5 168 0 4,567 29.1%
WCSP 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
WCSP (in review) 2,616 5,997 2 2,523 7 11,138 70.9%