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The family Orchidaceae 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 Orchidaceae is available in CSV format (Unicode UTF-8 encoding) .
Species of Orchidaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 899 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 71,391 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Orchidaceae. Of these 27,801 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 9,455 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 71,391 species names for the family Orchidaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 80,846 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Orchidaceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
Of the species names,
A further 21 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.
The confidence with which the status of the 71,391 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Orchidaceae, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the family Orchidaceae is as follows:
|Source of record||Accepted||Synonym||Unplaced||Unassessed||Misapplied||Total|
|WCSP (in review)||0||0||2||16||0||18||0.0%|