The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melanthiaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Melanthiaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Melanthiaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 17 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 639 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Melanthiaceae. Of these 181 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 393 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Melanthiaceae. 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 639 species names for the family Melanthiaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 181 28.3%
Synonym 442 69.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 16 2.5%

All names

The status of the 1,032 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Melanthiaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 207 20.1%
Synonym 809 78.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 16 1.6%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 639 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Melanthiaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 181 435 0 0 616 96.4%
Medium confidence 0 6 0 0 6 0.9%
Low confidence 0 1 0 16 17 2.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 6 0 6 0 12 1.9%
WCSP 181 436 0 10 1 627 98.1%