Table 1 Summary of information content in the LCVP and name differences between LCVP and TPL.

From: LCVP, The Leipzig catalogue of vascular plants, a new taxonomic reference list for all known vascular plants

  TPL LCVP
Plant names 1,166,054 1,315,562
Accepted species names (excl. infraspecific taxa) 308,397 351,180
Synonyms 760,744 846,279
Accepted infraspecific names 20,719 48,257
Accepted Genera 12,660 13,460
Accepted Families 473 564
All Genera 22,830 32,986
Unresolved names 244,017 63,072
TPL - LCVP comparison Number of records
Identical names 841,151
Additional names in LCVP not being in TPL 149,462
Families in LCVP not being in TPL 96
Families in TPL not being in LCVP 8
Genera in LCVP not being in TPL 2,764
Genera in TPL not being in LCVP 1,954
Resolved in LCVP - unresolved in TPL 172,354
Accepted in LCVP - Synonym in TPL 60,321
Synonym in LCVP - Accepted in TPL 177,570
Different authors in LCVP 27,824
Different synonym in LCVP 64,703
Different orthography in LCVP 4,962