The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Balanophoraceae

The family Balanophoraceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Balanophoraceae

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

Statistics

Species of Balanophoraceae contained within The Plant List belong to 16 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 246 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Balanophoraceae. Of these 45 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 34 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Balanophoraceae. 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 246 species names for the family Balanophoraceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 45 18.3%
Synonym 173 70.3%
Unplaced 1 0.4%
Unassessed 27 11.0%

All names

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

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 52 18.6%
Synonym 200 71.4%
Unplaced 1 0.4%
Unassessed 27 9.6%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 246 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Balanophoraceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 5 0 0 5 2.0%
Medium confidence 41 147 0 0 188 76.4%
Low confidence 4 21 1 27 53 21.5%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 16 29 0 1 0 46 18.7%
WCSP 0 5 0 2 0 7 2.8%
WCSP (in review) 29 139 1 24 0 193 78.5%