The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Commelinaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Commelinaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Commelinaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 41 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 2,179 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Commelinaceae. Of these 728 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 393 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Commelinaceae. 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 2,179 species names for the family Commelinaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 728 33.4%
Synonym 1,368 62.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 83 3.8%

All names

The status of the 2,572 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Commelinaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 766 29.8%
Synonym 1,723 67.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 83 3.2%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 2,179 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Commelinaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 725 1,328 0 0 2,053 94.2%
Medium confidence 3 37 0 0 40 1.8%
Low confidence 0 3 0 83 86 3.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 3 37 0 33 0 73 3.4%
WCSP 725 1,331 0 49 1 2,105 96.6%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%