The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Compositae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Compositae

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

Statistics

Species of Compositae contained within The Plant List belong to 1,911 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 108,003 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Compositae. Of these 32,913 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 32,205 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Compositae. 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 108,003 species names for the family Compositae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 32,913 30.5%
Synonym 47,839 44.3%
Unplaced 70 0.1%
Unassessed 27,181 25.2%

All names

The status of the 140,208 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Compositae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 36,701 26.2%
Synonym 75,518 53.9%
Unplaced 71 0.1%
Unassessed 27,918 19.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 108,003 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Compositae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 2 0 0 2 0.0%
Medium confidence 31,320 43,486 0 0 74,806 69.3%
Low confidence 1,593 4,351 70 27,181 33,195 30.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IPNI 0 0 1 2 0 3 0.0%
TICA 32,595 47,537 27 26,721 0 106,880 99.0%
RJP 0 0 1 5 0 6 0.0%
Tropicos 316 275 37 332 0 960 0.9%
WCSP 0 2 0 3 0 5 0.0%
WCSP (in review) 2 25 4 118 0 149 0.1%