The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Zingiberaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Zingiberaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Zingiberaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 52 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 3,348 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Zingiberaceae. Of these 1,587 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 269 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Zingiberaceae. 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 3,348 species names for the family Zingiberaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,587 47.4%
Synonym 1,658 49.5%
Unplaced 2 0.1%
Unassessed 101 3.0%

All names

The status of the 3,617 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Zingiberaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,611 44.5%
Synonym 1,903 52.6%
Unplaced 2 0.1%
Unassessed 101 2.8%

Of the species names,

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

The confidence with which the status of the 3,348 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Zingiberaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 1,583 1,617 0 0 3,200 95.6%
Medium confidence 3 29 0 0 32 1.0%
Low confidence 1 12 2 101 116 3.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 3 30 0 29 0 62 1.9%
WCSP 1,584 1,628 0 60 1 3,272 97.7%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 2 12 0 14 0.4%