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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Cornus

cornel
cornelian cherry
dogwood
kinnikinnick
western cordilleran bunchberry

Hierarchical position of the Genus Cornus

   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  Cornidae Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 4. 1994.
  
   SuperOrdo  Cornanae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 71. 29 Apr 1996.
  
   Ordo  Cornales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 33. 1829.
  
   Familia  Cornaceae (Dumort.) Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 33, 34. 1829, nom. cons.
common name: Dogwoods
  
   Subfamilia  Cornoideae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl. Suppl. 5: 17. 1850.
  
   Tribus  Corneae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 83. 1827.
  
   Genus  Cornus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: dogwood
  

Named members of the Genus Cornus

1
   Species  alba L.
 
2
   Varietas  baileyi (Coult. & Evans) Boivin
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
3
   Varietas  californica (C.A. Mey.) Boivin
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
4
   Varietas  interior (Rydb.) Boivin
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
5
   Varietas  occidentalis (Torr. & Gray) Boivin
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
6
   Subspecies  stolonifera (Michx.) Wangerin
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
7
   Species  alternifolia L. f.
common name: alternateleaf dogwood
8
   Species  amomum P. Mill.
common name: kinnikinnick, red-stemmed dogwood
  
 
9
   Subspecies  obliqua (Raf.) J.S. Wilson
syn. Cornus obliqua
10
   Varietas  schuetzeana (C.A. Mey.) Rickett
syn. Cornus obliqua
11
   Species  asperifolia Michx.
common name: toughleaf dogwood
12
   Species  baileyi Coult. & Evans
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
13
   Species  canadensis L.
 
14
   Varietas  dutillyi (Lepage) Boivin
syn. Cornus canadensis
15
   Species  drummondii C.A. Mey.
common name: roughleaf dogwood
16
   Species  florida L.
common name: flowering dogwood
  
17
   Species  foemina P. Mill.
 
18
   Subspecies  microcarpa (Nash) J.S. Wilson
syn. Cornus asperifolia
19
   Subspecies  racemosa (Lam.) J.S. Wilson
syn. Cornus racemosa
20
   Species  glabrata Benth.
common name: brown dogwood
21
   Species  instolonea A. Nels.
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
22
   Species  interior (Rydb.) N. Petersen
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
23
   Species  kousa Hance
common name: Kousa dogwood
  
24
   Species  mas L.
common name: Cornelian cherry
  
25
   Species  nuttallii Audubon ex Torr. & Gray
common name: Pacific dogwood, Western dogwood
  
26
   Species  obliqua Raf.
common name: silky dogwood
27
   Species  occidentalis (Torr. & Gray) Coville
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
common name: creek dogwood
  
28
   Species  paniculata L'Hér.
syn. Cornus racemosa
29
   Species  priceae Small
syn. Cornus drummondii
30
   Species  purpusii Koehne
syn. Cornus obliqua
31
   Species  racemosa Lam.
common name: gray dogwood, panicled dogwood
  
32
   Species  rugosa Lam.
common name: roundleaf dogwood
33
   Species  sanguinea L.
common name: bloodtwig dogwood, female cornel, common dogwood
  
34
   Species  sericea L.
 
35
   Varietas  interior (Rydb.) St. John
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
36
   Subspecies  occidentalis (Torr. & Gray) Fosberg
common name: western dogwood
37
   Subspecies  sericea
common name: redosier dogwood
38
   Subspecies  stolonifera (Michx.) Fosberg
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
39
   Species  sessilis Torr. ex Dur.
common name: blackfruit dogwood
40
   Species  stolonifera Michx.
common name: dogwood
  
 
41
   Varietas  baileyi (Coult. & Evans) Drescher
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
42
   Varietas  californica (C.A. Mey.) McMinn
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
43
   Varietas  interior (Rydb.) St. John
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
44
   Varietas  occidentalis (Torr. & Gray) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
45
   Species  stricta Lam.
syn. Cornus foemina
46
   Species  suecica L.
common name: Lapland cornel, dwarf cornelian cherry
  
47
   Species  unalaschkensis Ledeb.
common name: western cordilleran bunchberry
48
   Species  x arnoldiana Rehd.
49
   Species  x californica C.A. Mey.
syn. Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
50
   Species  x friedlanderi W.H. Wagner
51
   Species  x slavinii Rehd.

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

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

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

 

Last reviewed October 31, 2004   

 

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