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You should refer instead to the current version of The Plant List.
The family Orchidaceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).
Statistics are at the bottom of the page.
A list of all accepted names in Orchidaceae is available in CSV format.
Species of Orchidaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 925 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 69,900 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Orchidaceae. Of these 27,135 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 8,427 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Orchidaceae. 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 69,900 species names for the family Orchidaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 78,327 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Orchidaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
Of these names,
A further 14 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.
The confidence with which the status of the 69,900 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Orchidaceae, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name record found in The Plant List for the family Orchidaceae, are as follows:
|Source of record||Accepted||Synonym||Unplaced||Unassessed||Misapplied||Total|
|WCSP (in review)||0||0||0||678||0||678||1.0%|