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Hierarchical position of the Kingdom Plantae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  

Named members of the Kingdom Plantae

1
   Divisio  Bryophyta
common name: mosses, liverworts
  
2
   Divisio  Equisetophyta B. Boivin
syn. Sphenophyta
pub. Bull. Soc. Bot. France 103: 492. Nov 1956.
common name: horsetails
  
3
   Divisio  Lycopodiophyta D.H. Scott
pub. Stud. Foss. Pl., ed. 2: 616, 617. 1909.
common name: clubmosses, quillworts
  
4
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
5
   Divisio  Pinophyta Cronquist
syn. Coniferophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: conifers, gymnosperms
  
6
   Divisio  Polypodiophyta Cronquist
syn. Filicinophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
common name: ferns
  
7
   Divisio  Psilotophyta Heintze
syn. Pteridophyta
pub. Cormofyt. Fylog.: 22. 1927.
common name: wisk ferns

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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   Wild & cultivated plants of the world

 

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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