The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Betulaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Betulaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Betulaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 6 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 964 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Betulaceae. Of these 234 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1,034 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Betulaceae. 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 964 species names for the family Betulaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 234 24.3%
Synonym 622 64.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 108 11.2%

All names

The status of the 1,998 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Betulaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 282 14.1%
Synonym 1,606 80.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 110 5.5%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 964 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Betulaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 230 597 0 0 827 85.8%
Medium confidence 4 21 0 0 25 2.6%
Low confidence 0 4 0 108 112 11.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 4 24 0 50 0 78 8.1%
WCSP 230 598 0 57 1 885 91.8%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.1%