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[ Ephedropsida ] [ Equisetopsida ] [ Ginkgoopsida ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Class Equisetopsida

scouring rush

Hierarchical position of the Class Equisetopsida

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Equisetophyta B. Boivin
syn. Sphenophyta
pub. Bull. Soc. Bot. France 103: 492. Nov 1956.
common name: horsetails
   Subdivisio  Equisetophytina Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
   Classis  Equisetopsida C. Agardh
pub. Classes Pl. (1): 7. 20 Mai 1825.
common name: horsetails

Named members of the Class Equisetopsida

   Subclassis  Equisetidae Engl. & Gilg
pub. Engler's Syllabus, ed. 9-10: 108. Nov-Dec 1924.
   Ordo  Equisetales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 66. 1829.

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

   Wild & cultivated plants of the world



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