The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melianthaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Melianthaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Melianthaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 4 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 90 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Melianthaceae. Of these 20 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 25 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Melianthaceae. 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 90 species names for the family Melianthaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 20 22.2%
Synonym 66 73.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 4.4%

All names

The status of the 115 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Melianthaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 24 20.9%
Synonym 87 75.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 3.5%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 90 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Melianthaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 2 0 0 2 2.2%
Medium confidence 20 63 0 0 83 92.2%
Low confidence 0 1 0 4 5 5.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 5 3 0 0 0 8 8.9%
WCSP 0 2 0 0 0 2 2.2%
WCSP (in review) 15 61 0 4 0 80 88.9%