The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Lauraceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Lauraceae

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

Statistics

Species of Lauraceae contained within The Plant List belong to 68 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 7,537 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Lauraceae. Of these 2,978 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 568 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Lauraceae. 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 7,537 species names for the family Lauraceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,978 39.5%
Synonym 2,512 33.3%
Unplaced 12 0.2%
Unassessed 2,035 27.0%

All names

The status of the 8,105 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Lauraceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 3,027 37.3%
Synonym 3,004 37.1%
Unplaced 17 0.2%
Unassessed 2,057 25.4%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 7,537 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Lauraceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 10 0 0 10 0.1%
Medium confidence 2,898 2,285 0 0 5,183 68.8%
Low confidence 80 217 12 2,035 2,344 31.1%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IPNI 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0%
RJP 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
Tropicos 1,067 1,072 0 118 0 2,257 29.9%
WCSP 0 11 0 3 0 14 0.2%
WCSP (in review) 1,911 1,429 11 1,913 0 5,264 69.8%