The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Malvaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Malvaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Malvaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 245 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 14,539 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Malvaceae. Of these 4,465 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1,802 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Malvaceae. 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 14,539 species names for the family Malvaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4,465 30.7%
Synonym 5,190 35.7%
Unplaced 28 0.2%
Unassessed 4,856 33.4%

All names

The status of the 16,341 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Malvaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4,652 28.5%
Synonym 6,764 41.4%
Unplaced 30 0.2%
Unassessed 4,895 30.0%

Of the species names,

A further 3 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 14,539 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Malvaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 7 0 0 7 0.0%
Medium confidence 4,346 4,863 0 0 9,209 63.3%
Low confidence 119 320 28 4,856 5,323 36.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
RJP 0 0 0 7 0 7 0.0%
Tropicos 1,666 1,859 0 205 0 3,730 25.7%
WCSP 0 7 0 3 0 10 0.1%
WCSP (in review) 2,799 3,324 28 4,640 3 10,791 74.2%