The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Bromeliaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Bromeliaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Bromeliaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 52 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 6,815 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Bromeliaceae. Of these 3,320 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1,081 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Bromeliaceae. 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 6,815 species names for the family Bromeliaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3,320 48.7%
Synonym 3,194 46.9%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 300 4.4%

All names

The status of the 7,896 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Bromeliaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3,404 43.1%
Synonym 4,186 53.0%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 305 3.9%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 6,815 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Bromeliaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 3,286 2,983 0 0 6,269 92.0%
Medium confidence 34 178 0 0 212 3.1%
Low confidence 0 33 1 300 334 4.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 34 183 0 103 0 320 4.7%
WCSP 3,286 3,011 0 195 2 6,492 95.3%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 1 2 0 3 0.0%