The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Polygalaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Polygalaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Polygalaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 27 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 2,870 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Polygalaceae. Of these 1,163 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 287 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Polygalaceae. 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 2,870 species names for the family Polygalaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,163 40.5%
Synonym 584 20.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1,123 39.1%

All names

The status of the 3,157 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Polygalaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,200 38.0%
Synonym 821 26.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1,136 36.0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 2,870 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Polygalaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 1 0 0 1 0.0%
Medium confidence 1,148 533 0 0 1,681 58.6%
Low confidence 15 50 0 1,123 1,188 41.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 790 290 0 62 0 1,142 39.8%
WCSP 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0%
WCSP (in review) 373 293 0 1,061 0 1,727 60.2%