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You should refer instead to the current version of The Plant List.
The family Caryophyllaceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).
Statistics are at the bottom of the page.
A list of all accepted names in Caryophyllaceae is available in CSV format.
Species of Caryophyllaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 88 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 10,320 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Caryophyllaceae. Of these 2,295 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 2,358 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Caryophyllaceae. 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 10,320 species names for the family Caryophyllaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 12,678 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Caryophyllaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
Of these names,
A further 4 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.
The confidence with which the status of the 10,320 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Caryophyllaceae, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name record found in The Plant List for the family Caryophyllaceae, are as follows:
|Source of record||Accepted||Synonym||Unplaced||Unassessed||Misapplied||Total|
|WCSP (in review)||1,771||3,011||464||3,592||4||8,842||85.7%|