The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Polygonaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Polygonaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Polygonaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 59 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 5,385 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Polygonaceae. Of these 1,384 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1,777 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Polygonaceae. 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 5,385 species names for the family Polygonaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,384 25.7%
Synonym 1,880 34.9%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 2,120 39.4%

All names

The status of the 7,162 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Polygonaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,584 22.1%
Synonym 3,371 47.1%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 2,206 30.8%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 5,385 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Polygonaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 5 0 0 5 0.1%
Medium confidence 1,358 1,755 0 0 3,113 57.8%
Low confidence 26 120 1 2,120 2,267 42.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 446 761 0 79 0 1,286 23.9%
WCSP 0 5 0 3 0 8 0.1%
WCSP (in review) 938 1,114 1 2,038 1 4,091 76.0%