The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Costaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Costaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Costaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 7 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 314 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Costaceae. Of these 139 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 52 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Costaceae. 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 314 species names for the family Costaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 139 44.3%
Synonym 168 53.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 7 2.2%

All names

The status of the 366 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Costaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 145 39.6%
Synonym 214 58.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 7 1.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 314 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Costaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 139 161 0 0 300 95.5%
Medium confidence 0 7 0 0 7 2.2%
Low confidence 0 0 0 7 7 2.2%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 7 0 5 0 12 3.8%
WCSP 139 161 0 2 0 302 96.2%