The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Piperaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Piperaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Piperaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 13 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 7,123 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Piperaceae. Of these 2,658 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 771 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Piperaceae. 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 7,123 species names for the family Piperaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,658 37.3%
Synonym 2,121 29.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2,344 32.9%

All names

The status of the 7,894 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Piperaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,717 34.4%
Synonym 2,805 35.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 2,372 30.0%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 7,123 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Piperaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 2,565 1,878 0 0 4,443 62.4%
Low confidence 93 243 0 2,344 2,680 37.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 2,096 1,047 0 121 0 3,264 45.8%
WCSP (in review) 562 1,074 0 2,223 1 3,859 54.2%