The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Solanaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Solanaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Solanaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 115 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 8,400 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Solanaceae. Of these 2,678 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1,046 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Solanaceae. 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 8,400 species names for the family Solanaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,678 31.9%
Synonym 2,592 30.9%
Unplaced 2 0.0%
Unassessed 3,128 37.2%

All names

The status of the 9,446 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Solanaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,768 29.3%
Synonym 3,517 37.2%
Unplaced 2 0.0%
Unassessed 3,159 33.4%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 8,400 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Solanaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 4 0 0 4 0.0%
Medium confidence 2,589 2,352 0 0 4,941 58.8%
Low confidence 89 236 2 3,128 3,455 41.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
iPlants 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0%
IPNI 0 0 0 123 0 123 1.5%
TICA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
RJP 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
Tropicos 2,019 1,726 0 1,509 0 5,254 62.5%
WCSP 0 3 0 1 0 4 0.0%
WCSP (in review) 659 862 2 1,493 1 3,016 35.9%