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You should refer instead to the current version of The Plant List.
The family Dioscoreaceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).
Statistics are at the bottom of the page.
A list of all accepted names in Dioscoreaceae is available in CSV format.
Species of Dioscoreaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 6 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 1,423 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Dioscoreaceae. Of these 650 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 363 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Dioscoreaceae. 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 1,423 species names for the family Dioscoreaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 1,786 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Dioscoreaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
Of these names,
The confidence with which the status of the 1,423 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Dioscoreaceae, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name record found in The Plant List for the family Dioscoreaceae, are as follows:
|Source of record||Accepted||Synonym||Unplaced||Unassessed||Misapplied||Total|
|WCSP (in review)||0||1||0||2||0||3||0.2%|