The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Polypodiaceae

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

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Genera in Polypodiaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Polypodiaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 116 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 7,760 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Polypodiaceae. Of these 1,601 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 520 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Polypodiaceae. 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 7,760 species names for the family Polypodiaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,601 20.6%
Synonym 2,611 33.6%
Unplaced 14 0.2%
Unassessed 3,534 45.5%

All names

The status of the 8,280 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Polypodiaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,650 19.9%
Synonym 3,060 37.0%
Unplaced 14 0.2%
Unassessed 3,556 42.9%

The confidence with which the status of the 7,760 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Polypodiaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 1,593 2,598 0 0 4,191 54.0%
Low confidence 8 13 14 3,534 3,569 46.0%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IPNI 0 0 0 2,945 0 2,945 38.0%
TICA 0 0 0 3 0 3 0.0%
Tropicos 1,597 2,599 2 586 0 4,784 61.6%
WCSP (in review) 4 12 12 0 0 28 0.4%