The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Primulaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Primulaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Primulaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 68 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 8,136 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Primulaceae. Of these 2,788 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1,252 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Primulaceae. 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 8,136 species names for the family Primulaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,788 34.3%
Synonym 3,140 38.6%
Unplaced 13 0.2%
Unassessed 2,195 27.0%

All names

The status of the 9,388 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Primulaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,970 31.6%
Synonym 4,183 44.6%
Unplaced 13 0.1%
Unassessed 2,222 23.7%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 8,136 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Primulaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 9 0 0 9 0.1%
Medium confidence 2,686 2,845 0 0 5,531 68.0%
Low confidence 102 286 13 2,195 2,596 31.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 989 1,215 0 83 0 2,287 28.1%
WCSP 0 11 0 6 0 17 0.2%
WCSP (in review) 1,799 1,914 13 2,106 2 5,832 71.7%