The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Rosaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Rosaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Rosaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 104 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 28,893 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Rosaceae. Of these 4,828 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 7,770 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Rosaceae. 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 28,893 species names for the family Rosaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 4,828 16.7%
Synonym 7,041 24.4%
Unplaced 28 0.1%
Unassessed 16,996 58.8%

All names

The status of the 36,663 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Rosaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 5,325 14.5%
Synonym 13,394 36.5%
Unplaced 28 0.1%
Unassessed 17,916 48.9%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 28,893 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Rosaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 4,236 4,950 0 0 9,186 31.8%
Medium confidence 132 66 0 0 198 0.7%
Low confidence 460 2,025 28 16,996 19,509 67.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
RJP 4,688 6,926 25 16,601 0 28,240 97.7%
Tropicos 140 109 3 361 0 613 2.1%
WCSP (in review) 0 6 0 34 1 40 0.1%