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The family Cactaceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).
Statistics are at the bottom of the page.
A list of all accepted and unassessed names in Cactaceae is available in CSV format (Unicode UTF-8 encoding) .
Species of Cactaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 176 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 13,160 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Cactaceae. Of these 2,233 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 3,847 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Cactaceae. 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 13,160 species names for the family Cactaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 17,007 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Cactaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
Of the species names,
A further 3 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.
The confidence with which the status of the 13,160 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Cactaceae, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the family Cactaceae is as follows:
|Source of record||Accepted||Synonym||Unplaced||Unassessed||Misapplied||Total|
|WCSP (in review)||1,017||2,741||0||5,058||3||8,816||67.0%|