Eriophorum
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Eriophorum

cottongrass
cottonsedge

Hierarchical position of the Genus Eriophorum

   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  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
  
   Subclassis  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
  
   SuperOrdo  Juncanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 510. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Cyperales Hutch.
pub. Fam. Fl. Pl. 2: 16, 193. 1934.
  
   Familia  Cyperaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 26. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Sedges
  
   Genus  Eriophorum L.
common name: cottongrass

Named members of the Genus Eriophorum

1
   Species  alpinum L.
syn. Trichophorum alpinum
2
   Species  altaicum Meinsh.
 
3
   Varietas  neogaeum Raymond
common name: whitebristle cottongrass
4
   Species  angustifolium Honckeny
 
5
   Varietas  coloratum Hultén
syn. Eriophorum angustifolium ssp. subarcticum
6
   Varietas  giganteum Hultén
syn. Eriophorum angustifolium ssp. subarcticum
7
   Varietas  majus F.W. Schultz
syn. Eriophorum angustifolium ssp. subarcticum
8
   Subspecies  scabriusculum Hultén
common name: tall cottongrass
9
   Subspecies  subarcticum (Vassiljev) Hultén ex Kartesz & Gandhi
common name: tall cottongrass
10
   Subspecies  triste (T. Fries) Hultén
common name: tall cottongrass
11
   Species  brachyantherum Trautv. & C.A. Mey.
common name: northland cottonsedge
12
   Species  callitrix Cham. ex C.A. Mey.
 
13
   Varietas  callitrix
common name: arctic cottongrass
14
   Varietas  moravium Raymond
common name: arctic cottongrass
15
   Species  chamissonis C.A. Mey.
 
16
   Varietas  albidum (W. Nyl.) Fern.
syn. Eriophorum russeolum var. albidum
17
   Species  crinigerum (Gray) Beetle
common name: fringed cottongrass
18
   Species  gracile W.D.J. Koch
 
19
   Varietas  caurianum Fern.
common name: slender cottongrass
20
   Varietas  gracile
common name: slender cottongrass
21
   Species  opacum (Björnstr.) Fern.
syn. Eriophorum brachyantherum
22
   Species  polystachion L. p.p.
syn. Eriophorum angustifolium ssp. subarcticum
23
   Species  russeolum Fries ex Hartman
 
24
   Varietas  albidum W. Nyl.
common name: red cottongrass
25
   Varietas  majus Sommier
common name: red cottongrass
26
   Subspecies  rufescens (E. Anders.) Hyl.
syn. Eriophorum chamissonis
27
   Species  scheuchzeri Hoppe
 
28
   Varietas  tenuifolium Ohwi
syn. Eriophorum scheuchzeri
29
   Species  spissum Fern.
 
30
   Varietas  erubescens (Fern.) Fern.
syn. Eriophorum vaginatum var. spissum
31
   Species  tenellum Nutt.
 
32
   Varietas  monticola Fern.
syn. Eriophorum tenellum
33
   Species  triste (T. Fries) Hadac & A. Löve
syn. Eriophorum angustifolium ssp. triste
34
   Species  vaginatum L.
 
35
   Subspecies  spissum (Fern.) Hultén
syn. Eriophorum vaginatum var. spissum
36
   Varietas  spissum (Fern.) Boivin
common name: tussock cottongrass
37
   Varietas  vaginatum
common name: tussock cottongrass
38
   Species  virginicum L.
common name: tawny cottongrass
39
   Species  viridicarinatum (Engelm.) Fern.
common name: thinleaf cottonsedge
40
   Species  x beringianum Raymond
41
   Species  x churchillianum Lepage
42
   Species  x porsildii Raymond
43
   Species  x pylaieanum Raymond
44
   Species  x rousseauanum Raymond
45
   Species  x sorensenii Raymond
syn. Eriophorum ×rousseauanum

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.

 

Last reviewed October 31, 2004   

 

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