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You should refer instead to the current version of The Plant List.
The family Cactaceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).
Statistics are at the bottom of the page.
A list of all accepted names in Cactaceae is available in CSV format.
Species of Cactaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 174 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 12,946 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Cactaceae. Of these 2,047 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 3,376 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Cactaceae. 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.
The status of the 12,946 species names for the family Cactaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 16,322 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Cactaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
Of these names,
A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.
The confidence with which the status of the 12,946 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Cactaceae, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name record found in The Plant List for the family Cactaceae, are as follows:
|Source of record||Accepted||Synonym||Unplaced||Unassessed||Misapplied||Total|
|WCSP (in review)||973||2,457||401||4,720||1||8,552||66.1%|