The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Rubiaceae

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

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Genera in Rubiaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Rubiaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 609 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 31,357 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Rubiaceae. Of these 13,673 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 5,682 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Rubiaceae. 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 31,357 species names for the family Rubiaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 13,673 43.6%
Synonym 16,393 52.3%
Unplaced 3 0.0%
Unassessed 1,288 4.1%

All names

The status of the 37,039 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Rubiaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 14,269 38.5%
Synonym 21,455 57.9%
Unplaced 3 0.0%
Unassessed 1,312 3.5%

Of the species names,

A further 13 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 31,357 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Rubiaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 13,574 15,879 0 0 29,453 93.9%
Medium confidence 93 408 0 0 501 1.6%
Low confidence 6 106 3 1,288 1,403 4.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
iPlants 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0%
IPNI 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
TICA 1 0 0 7 0 8 0.0%
Tropicos 97 397 0 466 0 960 3.1%
WCSP 13,575 15,979 0 774 13 30,328 96.7%
WCSP (in review) 0 15 3 40 0 58 0.2%