The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Gesneriaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Gesneriaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Gesneriaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 164 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 7,906 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Gesneriaceae. Of these 3,122 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 570 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Gesneriaceae. 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 7,906 species names for the family Gesneriaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3,122 39.5%
Synonym 2,924 37.0%
Unplaced 16 0.2%
Unassessed 1,844 23.3%

All names

The status of the 8,476 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Gesneriaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3,205 37.8%
Synonym 3,378 39.9%
Unplaced 16 0.2%
Unassessed 1,877 22.1%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 7,906 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Gesneriaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 3 0 0 3 0.0%
Medium confidence 2,968 2,513 0 0 5,481 69.3%
Low confidence 154 408 16 1,844 2,422 30.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
iPlants 0 2 0 2 0 4 0.1%
IPNI 0 0 5 0 0 5 0.1%
Tropicos 737 781 0 119 0 1,637 20.7%
WCSP 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0%
WCSP (in review) 2,385 2,140 11 1,723 1 6,259 79.2%