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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Balsaminaceae

busy Lizzy
garden balsam
patient Lucy
spotted snapweed

Hierarchical position of the Family Balsaminaceae

   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  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Geranianae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Balsaminales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 14. 17 Sep 1833.
   Subordo  Balsaminineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 146. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Balsaminaceae A. Rich. in Bory
pub. Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. 2: 173. 31 Dec 1822.
common name: Touch-me-nots

Named members of the Family Balsaminaceae

   Subfamilia  Balsaminoideae (A. Rich.) Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 103. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Balsamineae (A. Rich.) Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 46. 1829.
   Genus  Balsamina Mill.
pub. (1754)
   Genus  Hydrocera Blume
   Genus  Impatiens L.
pub. (1753)
common name: touch-me-not
   Genus  Impatientella H.Perrier
syn. Impatiens L.
   Genus  Semeiocardium Zoll.
syn. Impatiens L.

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 families



Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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