Manihot
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Manihot

cassava
ceara rubbertree
manicoba
manicoba brava
manicoba rubber
manihot
manioc
tapioca

Hierarchical position of the Genus Manihot

   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  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
  
   SuperOrdo  Euphorbianae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Euphorbiales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 13. 17 Sep 1833.
  
   Familia  Euphorbiaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 384. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Spurges
  
   Tribus  Manihoteae Pax in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam. III, 5: 14. Mai 1890.
  
   Subtribus  Manihotinae Müll.-Arg. in DC.
pub. Prodr. 15(2): 1033, 1056. late Aug 1866.
  
   Genus  Manihot Mill.
pub. (1754)
common name: manihot
  

Named members of the Genus Manihot

1
   Species  aipi Pohl
syn. Manihot esculenta
2
   Species  angustiloba (Torr.) Muell.-Arg.
common name: desertmountain manihot
3
   Species  caerulescens Pohl
common name: manicoba
4
   Species  catingae Ule
common name: manicoba brava
5
   Species  davisiae Croizat
common name: Arizona manihot
6
   Species  dichotoma Ule
common name: manicoba rubber
7
   Species  dulcis (J. F. Gmelin) Pax
syn. Manihot esculenta
8
   Species  esculenta Crantz
common name: tapioca, manioc, cassava
  
9
   Species  glaziovii Muell.-Arg.
common name: ceara rubbertree
10
   Species  grahamii Hook.
common name: Graham's manihot
11
   Species  manihot (L.) Cockerell
syn. Manihot esculenta
12
   Species  melanobasis Muell. Arg.
syn. Manihot esculenta
13
   Species  piauhyensis Ule
syn. Manihot caerulescens
14
   Species  saxicola Lanj.
syn. Manihot tristis ssp. saxicola
15
   Species  subspicata Rogers & Appan
common name: spiked manihot
16
   Species  tristis Muell. Arg.
 
17
   Subspecies  saxicola (Lanj.) Rogers & Appan
common name: manihot
18
   Species  utilissima Pohl
syn. Manihot esculenta
19
   Species  walkerae Croizat
common name: Walker's manihot

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 November 01, 2004   

 

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