The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cupressaceae

The family Cupressaceae is in the major group Gymnosperms (Conifers, cycads and allies).

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Cupressaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Cupressaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 32 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 1,203 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Cupressaceae. Of these 166 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 912 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Cupressaceae. 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 1,203 species names for the family Cupressaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 166 13.8%
Synonym 991 82.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 46 3.8%

All names

The status of the 2,115 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Cupressaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 208 9.8%
Synonym 1,858 87.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 49 2.3%

Of the species names,

A further 2 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 1,203 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Cupressaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 157 916 0 0 1,073 89.2%
Medium confidence 8 38 0 0 46 3.8%
Low confidence 1 37 0 46 84 7.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 8 38 0 23 0 69 5.7%
WCSP 158 953 0 22 2 1,133 94.2%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.1%