Western Australian Flora Statistics
2021 Flora Statistics

Statistics for the Western Australian flora at or below the rank of species for all groups traditionally managed by herbaria, including vascular plants, algae, fungi, lichens, mosses and slime moulds.

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Definitions

Definitions for terms used in the table above.

Current Alien Species
The number of currently accepted names at species rank that are alien to Western Australia.
Current Alien Taxa
The number of currently accepted alien taxa at species rank and below.
Current Names
Number of names in use in WA (includes the species-level name when infraspecific names exist.
Current Native Species
The number of currently accepted names at species rank that are native to Western Australia.
Current Native Taxa
The number of currently accepted native taxa at species rank and below.
Current Species
The number of currently accepted names at species rank.
Current Taxa
The number of currently accepted taxa at species rank and below.
Manuscript Names
The number of proposed but unpublished names.
Named Hybrids
The number of current names that are formally named hybrids.
Non-current Names
The number of names no longer in use in WA (including synonymous, excluded and misapplied names).
Phrase Names
The number of assigned but unpublished names.
Published Alien Species
The number of formally published names at species rank that occur in Western Australia but are not native.
Published Native Species
The number of formally published names at species rank that are native to Western Australia.
Published Species
The number of formally published names at species rank.
Species
A name at the rank of species.
Species with Infraspecies
The number of species with current taxa at subspecies, variety and forma ranks.
Taxon (plural: Taxa)
Commonly refers to a published name at any rank, but these statistics only refer to taxa at or below species rank.
Total Names
Number of plant, alga, fungus, lichen, bryophyte and protist names in the database.
Un-named Hybrids
The number of current names that are informally named hybrids.