Species contained within The Plant List belong to 620 plant families and 16,167 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 1,040,426 scientific plant names of species rank. Of these 298,900 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 204,445 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank. 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 1,040,426 species names recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 1,244,871 names (including infraspecific names) recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
Of these names,
A further 1,250 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.
The confidence with which the status of the 1,040,426 species names recorded in The Plant List, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name record found in The Plant List, are as follows:
|Source of record||Accepted||Synonym||Unplaced||Unassessed||Misapplied||Total|
|WCSP (in review)||61,229||78,569||7,168||143,592||58||290,616||27.9%|