The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Ephedraceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Ephedraceae

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

Statistics

Species of Ephedraceae contained within The Plant List belong to 1 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 164 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Ephedraceae. Of these 70 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 84 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Ephedraceae. 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 164 species names for the family Ephedraceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 70 42.7%
Synonym 92 56.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 1.2%

All names

The status of the 248 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Ephedraceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 78 31.5%
Synonym 168 67.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2 0.8%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 164 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Ephedraceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 70 90 0 0 160 97.6%
Medium confidence 0 2 0 0 2 1.2%
Low confidence 0 0 0 2 2 1.2%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 2 0 2 0 4 2.4%
WCSP 70 90 0 0 0 160 97.6%