Fagaceae
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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Fagaceae

beech
chestnut
chinquapin
oak
tanoak

Hierarchical position of the Family Fagaceae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Hamamelididae Takht.
pub. 1967
  
   SuperOrdo  Juglandanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Fagales Engl.
pub. 1892
  
   Familia  Fagaceae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 11, 12. 1829.
common name: Oaks
  

Named members of the Family Fagaceae

1
   Subfamilia  Castaneoideae Orsted.
pub. Vidensk. Meddel. Dansk. Naturhist. Foren. Kj°benhavn 1866: 5
  
 
2
   Tribus  Castaneeae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 15. 1827.
  
 
3
   Genus  Castanea Mill.
pub. (1754)
common name: chestnut
  
4
   Genus  Castanopsis (D.Don) Spach
5
   Genus  Chrysolepis Hjelmq.
common name: chinquapin
6
   Genus  Colombobalanus Nixon & Crepet
syn. Trigonobalanus Forman
7
   Genus  Cyclobalanopsis Oerst.
syn. Quercus L.
8
   Subfamilia  Fagoideae K. Koch
pub. Dendrologie 2(2): 16. Nov 1873.
  
 
9
   Tribus  Fageae Rchb.
pub. Fl. Germ. Excurs. 1(2): 175. Jan-Apr 1831.
  
 
10
   Genus  Fagus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: beech
  
11
   Genus  Formanodendron Nixon & Crepet
syn. Trigonobalanus Forman
12
   Genus  Lithocarpus Blume
common name: tanoak
13
   Genus  Pasania Oerst.
syn. Lithocarpus Blume
14
   Genus  Pasaniopsis Kudo
syn. Castanopsis (D.Don) Spach
15
   Subfamilia  Quercoideae Orsted.
pub. Vidensk. Meddel. Dansk. Naturhist. Foren. Kj°benhavn 1866: 5
  
 
16
   Tribus  Querceae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 15. 1827.
  
 
17
   Genus  Quercus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: oak
  
18
   Genus  Trigonobalanus Forman
19
   Genus  Trisynsyne Baill.
syn. Nothofagus Blume

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

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Last reviewed October 31, 2004   

 

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