The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Poaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Poaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Poaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 759 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 47,428 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Poaceae. Of these 11,554 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 20,357 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Poaceae. 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 47,428 species names for the family Poaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11,554 24.4%
Synonym 32,806 69.2%
Unplaced 3 0.0%
Unassessed 3,065 6.5%

All names

The status of the 67,785 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Poaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11,883 17.5%
Synonym 52,538 77.5%
Unplaced 3 0.0%
Unassessed 3,361 5.0%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 47,428 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Poaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 11,071 29,715 0 0 40,786 86.0%
Medium confidence 170 1,157 0 0 1,327 2.8%
Low confidence 313 1,934 3 3,065 5,315 11.2%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IOPI 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0%
TICA 1 0 0 18 0 19 0.0%
Tropicos 175 1,268 0 596 0 2,039 4.3%
WCSP 11,378 31,537 0 2,438 1 45,353 95.6%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 3 13 0 16 0.0%