Sechium
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Sechium

chayote
pepinella

Hierarchical position of the Genus Sechium

   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  Cucurbitanae Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 4. 1994.
  
   Ordo  Cucurbitales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 28. 1829.
  
   Subordo  Cucurbitineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 190. Mai 1898.
  
   Familia  Cucurbitaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 393. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
common name: Cucumbers, Gourds, Watermelon
  
   Tribus  Sechieae Schrad.
pub. Linnaea 12: 407. Apr-Sep 1838.
  
   Genus  Sechium P. Browne
pub. (1756)
common name: sechium
  

Named members of the Genus Sechium

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   Species  edule (Jacq.) Sw.
common name: chayote, chayotli  (Mayan), brionne  (French), pepinella, cho ko  (Australian)
  

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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