The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melastomataceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Melastomataceae

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

Statistics

Species of Melastomataceae contained within The Plant List belong to 167 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 12,406 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Melastomataceae. Of these 4,079 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 432 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Melastomataceae. 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 12,406 species names for the family Melastomataceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4,079 32.9%
Synonym 2,477 20.0%
Unplaced 3 0.0%
Unassessed 5,847 47.1%

All names

The status of the 12,838 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Melastomataceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4,134 32.2%
Synonym 2,833 22.1%
Unplaced 3 0.0%
Unassessed 5,868 45.7%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 12,406 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Melastomataceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 4,070 2,467 0 0 6,537 52.7%
Low confidence 9 10 3 5,847 5,869 47.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IPNI 0 0 0 4,118 0 4,118 33.2%
TICA 0 0 0 14 0 14 0.1%
RJP 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
Tropicos 4,079 2,477 1 1,700 0 8,257 66.6%
WCSP 0 0 0 7 0 7 0.1%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 2 7 0 9 0.1%