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Vernacular names of plants within the Subfamily Festucoideae


Hierarchical position of the Subfamily Festucoideae

   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  Poales Small
pub. Fl. S.E. U.S.: 48. 1903.
   Familia  Poaceae (R. Br.) Barnh.
pub. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 7. 15 Jan 1895, nom. cons.
common name: Gramineae
   Subfamilia  Festucoideae Link
pub. Hort. Berol. 1: 137. 1 Oct-27 Nov 1827.

Named members of the Subfamily Festucoideae

   Tribus  Festuceae Dumort.
pub. Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 82. Jul-Sep 1824.
   Subtribus  Festucinae C. Presl
pub. Reliq. Haenk. 1: 257. Jan-Jun 1830.
   Genus  Festuca L.
pub. (1753)
common name: fescue

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.

For an index to other topics see

   Plant subfamilies



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