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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Betulaceae

mountain ash

Hierarchical position of the Family Betulaceae

   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  Hamamelididae Takht.
pub. 1967
   SuperOrdo  Juglandanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Corylales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 11. 1829.
   Familia  Betulaceae Gray
pub. Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 222, 243. 1 Nov 1821, nom. cons.
common name: Birches, alders

Named members of the Family Betulaceae

   Subfamilia  Betuloideae Rich. ex Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 131. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Alneae (Spach) Ledeb.
pub. Fl. Ross. 3: 654. Nov 1850.
   Genus  Alnus Mill.
pub. (1754)
common name: alder
   Genus  Betula-Alnus
   Tribus  Betuleae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 11. 1827.
   Subtribus  Betulinae DC. ex Duby
pub. Bot. Gall. 1: 422. 12-14 Apr 1828.
   Genus  Betula L.
pub. (1753)
common name: birch

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



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