The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Eriocaulaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Eriocaulaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Eriocaulaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 11 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 2,311 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Eriocaulaceae. Of these 1,206 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 589 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Eriocaulaceae. 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 2,311 species names for the family Eriocaulaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,206 52.2%
Synonym 1,074 46.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 31 1.3%

All names

The status of the 2,900 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Eriocaulaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 1,254 43.2%
Synonym 1,615 55.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 31 1.1%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 2,311 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Eriocaulaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 1,206 1,062 0 0 2,268 98.1%
Medium confidence 0 12 0 0 12 0.5%
Low confidence 0 0 0 31 31 1.3%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 12 0 28 0 40 1.7%
WCSP 1,206 1,062 0 3 0 2,271 98.3%