The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Equisetaceae

The family Equisetaceae is in the major group Pteridophytes (Ferns and fern allies).

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Equisetaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Equisetaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 3 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 75 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Equisetaceae. Of these 27 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 43 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Equisetaceae. 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 75 species names for the family Equisetaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 27 36.0%
Synonym 28 37.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 20 26.7%

All names

The status of the 118 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Equisetaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 34 28.8%
Synonym 63 53.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 21 17.8%

The confidence with which the status of the 75 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Equisetaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 27 27 0 0 54 72.0%
Low confidence 0 1 0 20 21 28.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 26 27 0 20 0 73 97.3%
WCSP (in review) 1 1 0 0 0 2 2.7%