The family Dioscoreaceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).
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A list of all accepted and unassessed names in Dioscoreaceae is available in CSV format (Unicode UTF-8 encoding).
Species of Dioscoreaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 6 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 1,429 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Dioscoreaceae. Of these 653 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 400 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Dioscoreaceae. 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 1,429 species names for the family Dioscoreaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 1,829 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Dioscoreaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
Of the species names,
The confidence with which the status of the 1,429 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Dioscoreaceae, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the family Dioscoreaceae is as follows:
|Source of record||Accepted||Synonym||Unplaced||Unassessed||Misapplied||Total|
|WCSP (in review)||0||1||0||4||0||5||0.3%|