The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Ranunculaceae

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

Statistics are at the bottom of the page.

Genera in Ranunculaceae

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

Statistics

Species of Ranunculaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 65 plant genera.

The Plant List includes 9,060 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Ranunculaceae. Of these 2,377 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 4,119 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Ranunculaceae. 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 9,060 species names for the family Ranunculaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,377 26.2%
Synonym 3,260 36.0%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 3,422 37.8%

All names

The status of the 13,179 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Ranunculaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 2,769 21.0%
Synonym 6,690 50.8%
Unplaced 1 0.0%
Unassessed 3,719 28.2%

Of the species names,

A further 8 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 9,060 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Ranunculaceae, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 2 0 0 2 0.0%
Medium confidence 2,317 3,056 0 0 5,373 59.3%
Low confidence 60 202 1 3,422 3,685 40.7%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 2 3 0 3 0 8 0.1%
RJP 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
Tropicos 470 531 0 95 0 1,096 12.1%
WCSP 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0%
WCSP (in review) 1,905 2,724 1 3,323 8 7,953 87.8%