The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Pteridaceae

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

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Genera in Pteridaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Pteridaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 85 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 5,361 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Pteridaceae. Of these 1,226 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 459 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Pteridaceae. 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 5,361 species names for the family Pteridaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,226 22.9%
Synonym 1,363 25.4%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 2,771 51.7%

All names

The status of the 5,820 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Pteridaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,282 22.0%
Synonym 1,743 29.9%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 2,794 48.0%

The confidence with which the status of the 5,361 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Pteridaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 1,224 1,360 0 0 2,584 48.2%
Low confidence 2 3 1 2,771 2,777 51.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IPNI 0 0 0 2,194 0 2,194 40.9%
Tropicos 1,226 1,363 1 576 0 3,166 59.1%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%