The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Polytrichaceae

The family Polytrichaceae is in the major group Bryophytes (Mosses and liverworts).

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Polytrichaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Polytrichaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 31 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 1,134 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Polytrichaceae. Of these 536 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 234 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Polytrichaceae. 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 1,134 species names for the family Polytrichaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 536 47.3%
Synonym 577 50.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 21 1.9%

All names

The status of the 1,368 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Polytrichaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 580 42.4%
Synonym 737 53.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 51 3.7%

The confidence with which the status of the 1,134 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Polytrichaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 536 576 0 0 1,112 98.1%
Low confidence 0 1 0 21 22 1.9%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 536 577 0 21 0 1,134 100%