The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Potamogetonaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Potamogetonaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Potamogetonaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 6 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 736 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Potamogetonaceae. Of these 186 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 448 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Potamogetonaceae. 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 736 species names for the family Potamogetonaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 186 25.3%
Synonym 497 67.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 53 7.2%

All names

The status of the 1,184 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Potamogetonaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 195 16.5%
Synonym 936 79.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 53 4.5%

Of the species names,

A further 2 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 736 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Potamogetonaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 181 487 0 0 668 90.8%
Medium confidence 5 10 0 0 15 2.0%
Low confidence 0 0 0 53 53 7.2%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 5 10 0 27 0 42 5.7%
WCSP 181 487 0 26 2 694 94.3%