The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Nymphaeaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Nymphaeaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Nymphaeaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 8 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 467 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Nymphaeaceae. Of these 70 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 75 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Nymphaeaceae. 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 467 species names for the family Nymphaeaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 70 15.0%
Synonym 145 31.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 252 54.0%

All names

The status of the 542 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Nymphaeaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 83 15.3%
Synonym 201 37.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 258 47.6%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 467 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Nymphaeaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 66 125 0 0 191 40.9%
Low confidence 4 20 0 252 276 59.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 31 80 0 11 0 122 26.1%
WCSP (in review) 39 65 0 241 0 345 73.9%