The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Boraginaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Boraginaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Boraginaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 155 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 10,551 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Boraginaceae. Of these 2,686 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1,501 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Boraginaceae. 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 10,551 species names for the family Boraginaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,686 25.5%
Synonym 3,858 36.6%
Unplaced 14 0.1%
Unassessed 3,993 37.8%

All names

The status of the 12,052 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Boraginaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,976 24.7%
Synonym 4,973 41.3%
Unplaced 14 0.1%
Unassessed 4,089 33.9%

Of the species names,

A further 9 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 10,551 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Boraginaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 6 0 0 6 0.1%
Medium confidence 2,500 3,323 0 0 5,823 55.2%
Low confidence 186 529 14 3,993 4,722 44.8%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
iPlants 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0%
TICA 0 0 2 6 0 8 0.1%
Tropicos 1,090 1,074 2 177 0 2,343 22.2%
WCSP 0 5 0 2 0 7 0.1%
WCSP (in review) 1,596 2,778 10 3,808 9 8,192 77.6%