The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Leguminosae

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

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Genera in Leguminosae

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

Statistics

Species of Leguminosae contained within The Plant List belong to 946 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 67,767 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Leguminosae. Of these 24,505 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 11,633 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Leguminosae. 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 67,767 species names for the family Leguminosae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 24,505 36.2%
Synonym 26,973 39.8%
Unplaced 60 0.1%
Unassessed 16,229 23.9%

All names

The status of the 79,400 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Leguminosae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 26,832 33.8%
Synonym 35,881 45.2%
Unplaced 60 0.1%
Unassessed 16,627 20.9%

Of the species names,

A further 1,048 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 67,767 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Leguminosae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 18,870 21,558 0 0 40,428 59.7%
Medium confidence 4,626 4,736 0 0 9,362 13.8%
Low confidence 1,009 679 60 16,229 17,977 26.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 19,874 21,972 0 30 1,048 41,876 61.8%
TICA 0 0 9 17 0 26 0.0%
RJP 0 0 1 1 0 2 0.0%
Tropicos 4,630 5,000 38 2,948 0 12,616 18.6%
WCSP (in review) 1 1 12 13,233 0 13,247 19.5%