Family and order names come from the APG plant names list. Genus and species names come from Theplantlist.org.

names_list(rank = "genus", size = 10)

Arguments

rank

(character) Taxonomic rank, one of species, genus (default), family, order

size

(integer/numeric) Number of names to get. Maximum depends on the rank

Value

character vector of taxonomic names

Author

Scott Chamberlain

Examples

names_list()
#> [1] "Sinclairia" "Dryopteris" "Mirabilis" "Macrolejeunea" #> [5] "Scilla" "Austrosteenisia" "Corybas" "Glyphochloa" #> [9] "Comarostaphylis" "Platycaulos"
names_list('species')
#> [1] "Calea lucidivenia" "Salvia miltiorrhiza" "Kaempferia grandifolia" #> [4] "Columnea inaequilatera" "Citrus truncata" "Hieracium vindobonense" #> [7] "Carex typhina" "Allocasuarina fibrosa" "Cistus eulaliae" #> [10] "Bulbostylis burchellii"
names_list('genus')
#> [1] "Acicarpha" "Ponerorchis" "Ampelocissus" "Vernoniastrum" #> [5] "Nopalea" "Markea" "Clitoria" "Brachistus" #> [9] "Madagaster" "Amphiblemma"
names_list('family')
#> [1] "Asphodelaceae" "Lamiaceae" "Amaranthaceae" "Sarcolaenaceae" #> [5] "Thymelaeaceae" "Cupressaceae" "Winteraceae" "Burseraceae" #> [9] "Peraceae" "Apiaceae"
names_list('order')
#> [1] "Nymphaeales" "Cycadales" "Brassicales" "Lamiales" #> [5] "Caryophyllales" "Poales" "Malpighiales" "Lamiales" #> [9] "Chloranthales" "Brassicales"
names_list('order', 2)
#> [1] "Ericales" "Asterales"
names_list('order', 15)
#> [1] "Oxalidales" "Rosales" "Caryophyllales" "Alismatales" #> [5] "Alismatales" "Asterales" "Solanales" "Cornales" #> [9] "Austrobaileyales" "Caryophyllales" "Brassicales" "Salviniales." #> [13] "Lycopodiales" "Malpighiales" "Caryophyllales"
# You can get a lot of genus or species names if you want nrow(theplantlist)
#> [1] 10000
names_list('genus', 500)
#> [1] "Cinnadenia" "Cornus" "Stachytarpheta" #> [4] "Lachenalia" "Catachaetum" "Notothylas" #> [7] "Kickxia" "Hydnophytum" "Suberanthus" #> [10] "Chresta" "Cissus" "Aristida" #> [13] "Sterculia" "Struthiopteris" "Radiovittaria" #> [16] "Polypodium" "Lawrencia" "Calytrix" #> [19] "Philammos" "Garovaglia" "Racosperma" #> [22] "Calamus" "Gypsophila" "Lescuraea" #> [25] "Guanchezia" "Crudia" "Tricholepis" #> [28] "Trichosanthes" "Epipremnum" "Pancratium" #> [31] "Ixia" "Acetosella" "Blakea" #> [34] "Lodoicea" "Endiandra" "Vernasolis" #> [37] "Actinocephalus" "Macaranga" "Perovskia" #> [40] "Scaphyglottis" "Grewia" "Sarcosperma" #> [43] "Amphidasya" "Upopion" "Rhaphidophora" #> [46] "Staurogyne" "Rungia" "Corydalis" #> [49] "Loasa" "Fraxinus" "Lachemilla" #> [52] "Anoectochilus" "Leucopogon" "Pilotrichum" #> [55] "Centaurea" "Gastrochilus" "Adenosma" #> [58] "Lellingeria" "Aptandra" "Filago" #> [61] "Erysimum" "Acrostichum" "Euonymus" #> [64] "Gutenbergia" "Nepenthes" "Phaseolus" #> [67] "Cayratia" "Echinospermum" "Hypertelis" #> [70] "Thlaspi" "Alysicarpus" "Drepanolejeunea" #> [73] "Zehneria" "Stenia" "Philadelphus" #> [76] "Orthaea" "Calanthe" "Ornithogalum" #> [79] "Piptadenia" "Boerhavia" "Hemigraphis" #> [82] "Oryza" "Pseudosclerochloa" "Mentha" #> [85] "Capsella" "Sebastiania" "Microtropis" #> [88] "Aureolaria" "Hedyosmum" "Spilanthes" #> [91] "Parkia" "Cadetia" "Ceratolejeunea" #> [94] "Miricacalia" "Taeniophyllum" "Stachys" #> [97] "Pariana" "Elettariopsis" "Barbaceniopsis" #> [100] "Renealmia" "Puccinellia" "Illicium" #> [103] "Pleroma" "Virgilia" "Pennisetum" #> [106] "Pontia" "Schoenorchis" "Odontolophus" #> [109] "Conandrium" "Ophiocaulon" "Ticorea" #> [112] "Dressleria" "Schismatoglottis" "Hylomecon" #> [115] "Multidentia" "Tournefortia" "Alectra" #> [118] "Brasilidium" "Crossopetalum" "Doliocarpus" #> [121] "Phanerophlebiopsis" "Primulidium" "Ziziphus" #> [124] "Acourtia" "Jacksonia" "Mayna" #> [127] "Stenandrium" "Cuviera" "Handroanthus" #> [130] "Leucodon" "Polygala" "Lycopodium" #> [133] "Oxycarpus" "Loxogramme" "Rollinia" #> [136] "Leptotheca" "Romanzoffia" "Phacelia" #> [139] "Piptomeris" "Weigela" "Haemodorum" #> [142] "Eucrosia" "Eriodictyon" "Tristemon" #> [145] "Laguncularia" "Wendlandia" "Ligularia" #> [148] "Phaseolodes" "Macrolejeunea" "Cupaniopsis" #> [151] "Eschweilera" "Coryphantha" "Belmontia" #> [154] "Papaver" "Xeroderris" "Oxymeris" #> [157] "Chamaedorea" "Spiesia" "Arabis" #> [160] "Millettia" "Mosenodendron" "Sagittaria" #> [163] "Atylosia" "Ophrys" "Leptinella" #> [166] "Myrsine" "Distasis" "Mauria" #> [169] "Phyllocactus" "Gomphia" "Coreopsis" #> [172] "Paphiopedilum" "Botrypus" "Antimima" #> [175] "Spartium" "Flourensia" "Horsfieldia" #> [178] "Syntrichia" "Guadua" "Agelanthus" #> [181] "Oxylobium" "Brachionidium" "Prasophyllum" #> [184] "Anthyllis" "Phyllagathis" "Maytenus" #> [187] "Teucrium" "Centella" "Vittaria" #> [190] "Pelexia" "Pilotrichella" "Helictochloa" #> [193] "Vitex" "Jacea" "Bunium" #> [196] "Neomirandea" "Cremanthodium" "Psammophiliella" #> [199] "Ampelosicyos" "Bruchia" "Padus" #> [202] "Parashorea" "Urostachys" "Diaphananthe" #> [205] "Seseli" "Erpodium" "Brachiolejeunea" #> [208] "Santaloides" "Otholobium" "Bossiaea" #> [211] "Lysinema" "Astartea" "Rodgersia" #> [214] "Pergularia" "Coniogramme" "Octoblepharum" #> [217] "Phylica" "Heterostemma" "Fagara" #> [220] "Roupala" "Rodriguezia" "Dichelyma" #> [223] "Jasminum" "Carpotroche" "Najas" #> [226] "Centinodia" "Dioscoreophyllum" "Dendropemon" #> [229] "Zaluzianskya" "Quesnelia" "Benthamia" #> [232] "Thomasia" "Mesembryanthemum" "Lizeron" #> [235] "Narcissus" "Cleistanthus" "Galeandra" #> [238] "Helenium" "Gratiola" "Aptosimum" #> [241] "Blechum" "Melanophylla" "Impatiens" #> [244] "Rafnia" "Montrichardia" "Tetrorchidium" #> [247] "Libanotis" "Ptelea" "Tragacantha" #> [250] "Arachniodes" "Elleanthus" "Camassia" #> [253] "Psephellus" "Robinia" "Dais" #> [256] "Quincula" "Microcampylopus" "Verbena" #> [259] "Elatostema" "Gossypium" "Brunellia" #> [262] "Pseudognaphalium" "Onobrychis" "Ledebouria" #> [265] "Cosmibuena" "Pylaisia" "Tachigali" #> [268] "Mammillaria" "Caldesia" "Clusia" #> [271] "Poranopsis" "Epithema" "Asclepias" #> [274] "Omphalospora" "Lagerstroemia" "Cristaria" #> [277] "Astilbe" "Cryptadenia" "Philonotion" #> [280] "Tetragonotheca" "Zephyranthes" "Eleiotis" #> [283] "Ehretia" "Sabatia" "Paraspalathus" #> [286] "Staphidium" "Spinifex" "Tamarix" #> [289] "Sinapis" "Berkheya" "Mirabilis" #> [292] "Gelonium" "Gackstroemia" "Sonerila" #> [295] "Jacobaea" "Arenaria" "Endotrichum" #> [298] "Agalmyla" "Bakeridesia" "Piper" #> [301] "Lavenia" "Schizomitrium" "Allocarya" #> [304] "Lepidium" "Arum" "Frullania" #> [307] "Ebnerella" "Escobaria" "Rhoicissus" #> [310] "Anisopappus" "Heuchera" "Globba" #> [313] "Hygrolejeunea" "Rhipsalis" "Ceratostema" #> [316] "Syzygiella" "Dolichostachys" "Grias" #> [319] "Pyxidaria" "Rebutia" "Plagiothecium" #> [322] "Calymperes" "Bryonia" "Dipteracanthus" #> [325] "Cystea" "Sericocalyx" "Andinia" #> [328] "Pentameris" "Spathiphyllum" "Plesioneuron" #> [331] "Podalyria" "Stissera" "Oldenlandia" #> [334] "Gynandropsis" "Chilita" "Linosyris" #> [337] "Acmella" "Cyrtomium" "Pterygodium" #> [340] "Polybotrya" "Lithops" "Chelonistele" #> [343] "Sindora" "Weingartia" "Leymus" #> [346] "Tripleurothemis" "Cyclophyllum" "Heteromma" #> [349] "Eminium" "Cryptocarya" "Anacolosa" #> [352] "Cynoglossum" "Spermacoce" "Connarus" #> [355] "Lactuca" "Synsepalum" "Hedyotis" #> [358] "Leutea" "Hexalobus" "Notelaea" #> [361] "Erica" "Anila" "Thereianthus" #> [364] "Manulea" "Tovomita" "Sonchus" #> [367] "Cynophalla" "Mycaranthes" "Celosia" #> [370] "Hypochaeris" "Psiadia" "Kuhlhasseltia" #> [373] "Psittacanthus" "Schoenocaulon" "Polystachya" #> [376] "Cynontodium" "Tuzibeanthus" "Sebaea" #> [379] "Condylopodium" "Actinophlebia" "Tellima" #> [382] "Saxifraga" "Axonopus" "Pleurogramme" #> [385] "Orophea" "Villaresia" "Taxilejeunea" #> [388] "Muricococcum" "Rumex" "Topobea" #> [391] "Neoporteria" "Pedersenia" "Acuan" #> [394] "Athrixia" "Hymenolyma" "Polygonum" #> [397] "Sarracenia" "Breweriopsis" "Capsicum" #> [400] "Breidleria" "Petrocosmea" "Bretschneidera" #> [403] "Gnaphalium" "Scalesia" "Cystopteris" #> [406] "Vicia" "Mollia" "Alansmia" #> [409] "Quercus" "Abronia" "Crenias" #> [412] "Photinia" "Porothamnium" "Nonea" #> [415] "Calyptranthes" "Moringa" "Tridophyllum" #> [418] "Sideroxylon" "Struthiola" "Calendula" #> [421] "Hedychium" "Macroptilium" "Sarmentypnum" #> [424] "Citronella" "Idiothamnus" "Hackelia" #> [427] "Sinochasea" "Pseudolmedia" "Elymotrigia" #> [430] "Niedenzuella" "Androsace" "Pityrodia" #> [433] "Tagetes" "Muraltia" "Stereodon" #> [436] "Pleuridium" "Claopodium" "Klenzea" #> [439] "Rhododendron" "Archilejeunea" "Eriosyce" #> [442] "Crossomitrium" "Dactylorhiza" "Barclaya" #> [445] "Fragaria" "Linum" "Aptychella" #> [448] "Huilaea" "Kaempferia" "Calandrinia" #> [451] "Silaus" "Myrrhidium" "Rafflesia" #> [454] "Lavatera" "Microchilus" "Gymnobalanus" #> [457] "Cacalia" "Mikania" "Elmera" #> [460] "Micropiper" "Chrysosplenium" "Juniperus" #> [463] "Tradescantia" "Thesium" "Ostrya" #> [466] "Gymnogramma" "Menonvillea" "Codonopsis" #> [469] "Rhacopilopsis" "Palicourea" "Kunzea" #> [472] "Panicum" "Dicraeia" "Yucca" #> [475] "Scutellaria" "Peraxilla" "Chaunanthus" #> [478] "Antidesma" "Lithocarpus" "Hemizonia" #> [481] "Ageratina" "Marcgravia" "Orchis" #> [484] "Aphanorrhegma" "Glyceria" "Calypogeia" #> [487] "Decaspermum" "Eulalia" "Ephedra" #> [490] "Woodvillea" "Mosannona" "Orthion" #> [493] "Bergenia" "Helianthocereus" "Pittosporum" #> [496] "Gymnosiphon" "Utricularia" "Coreocarpus" #> [499] "Hebe" "Urophyllum"