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You should refer instead to the current version of The Plant List.
The family Ericaceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).
Statistics are at the bottom of the page.
A list of all accepted names in Ericaceae is available in CSV format.
Species of Ericaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 145 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 11,901 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Ericaceae. Of these 3,343 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 1,932 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Ericaceae. 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 11,901 species names for the family Ericaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 13,833 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Ericaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
Of these names,
A further 2 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.
The confidence with which the status of the 11,901 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Ericaceae, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name record found in The Plant List for the family Ericaceae, are as follows:
|Source of record||Accepted||Synonym||Unplaced||Unassessed||Misapplied||Total|
|WCSP (in review)||2,223||3,009||244||3,497||2||8,975||75.4%|