The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cyperaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Cyperaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Cyperaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 110 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 18,812 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Cyperaceae. Of these 5,784 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 8,830 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Cyperaceae. 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 18,812 species names for the family Cyperaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 5,784 30.7%
Synonym 12,391 65.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 637 3.4%

All names

The status of the 27,642 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Cyperaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 6,265 22.7%
Synonym 20,727 75.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 650 2.4%

Of the species names,

A further 15 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 18,812 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Cyperaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 5,717 11,976 0 0 17,693 94.1%
Medium confidence 63 333 0 0 396 2.1%
Low confidence 4 82 0 637 723 3.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IOPI 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0%
Tropicos 65 339 0 244 0 648 3.4%
WCSP 5,719 12,050 0 388 15 18,157 96.5%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 5 0 5 0.0%