The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Nyctaginaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Nyctaginaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Nyctaginaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 34 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 1,420 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Nyctaginaceae. Of these 450 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 279 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Nyctaginaceae. 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 1,420 species names for the family Nyctaginaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 450 31.7%
Synonym 540 38.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 430 30.3%

All names

The status of the 1,699 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Nyctaginaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 482 28.4%
Synonym 766 45.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 451 26.5%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 1,420 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Nyctaginaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 1 0 0 1 0.1%
Medium confidence 426 463 0 0 889 62.6%
Low confidence 24 76 0 430 530 37.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.1%
Tropicos 145 224 0 70 0 439 30.9%
WCSP 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.1%
WCSP (in review) 305 315 0 359 1 979 68.9%