The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cucurbitaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Cucurbitaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Cucurbitaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 134 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 3,720 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Cucurbitaceae. Of these 965 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 695 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Cucurbitaceae. 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 3,720 species names for the family Cucurbitaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 965 25.9%
Synonym 1,680 45.2%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 1,074 28.9%

All names

The status of the 4,415 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Cucurbitaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,007 22.8%
Synonym 2,322 52.6%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 1,085 24.6%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 3,720 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Cucurbitaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 911 1,518 0 0 2,429 65.3%
Low confidence 54 162 1 1,074 1,291 34.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
RJP 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
Tropicos 348 458 0 61 0 867 23.3%
WCSP (in review) 617 1,222 1 1,012 1 2,852 76.7%