The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Proteaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Proteaceae

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

Statistics

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

The Plant List includes 4,359 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Proteaceae. Of these 1,252 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 551 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Proteaceae. 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 4,359 species names for the family Proteaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,252 28.7%
Synonym 866 19.9%
Unplaced 3 0.1%
Unassessed 2,238 51.3%

All names

The status of the 4,910 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Proteaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,360 27.7%
Synonym 1,297 26.4%
Unplaced 3 0.1%
Unassessed 2,250 45.8%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 4,359 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Proteaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 1 0 0 1 0.0%
Medium confidence 1,224 762 0 0 1,986 45.6%
Low confidence 28 103 3 2,238 2,372 54.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 0 0 3 0 0 3 0.1%
RJP 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
Tropicos 450 272 0 27 0 749 17.2%
WCSP 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0%
WCSP (in review) 802 593 0 2,210 0 3,605 82.7%