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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Azollaceae


Hierarchical position of the Family Azollaceae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Polypodiophyta Cronquist
syn. Filicinophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
common name: ferns
   Subdivisio  Polypodiophytina Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
   Classis  Polypodiopsida Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
   Subclassis  Salviniidae Cronquist, Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal
pub. 1996
   Ordo  Salviniales Britt.
pub. Man. Fl. N. U.S.: 19. Oct 1901.
   Familia  Azollaceae Wettst.
pub. Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 77. Nov 1903.

Named members of the Family Azollaceae

   Subfamilia  Azolloideae Griff.
pub. Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 5: 255. Jul 1844.
   Tribus  Azolleae Schenk
pub. Flora 29: 506. 28 Aug 1846.
   Genus  Azolla Lam.
pub. (1783)
common name: mosquitofern
   Genus  Carpanthus Raf.
pub. (1808)
   Genus  Rhizosperma Meyen
syn. Azolla Lam.

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

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