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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Ceratophyllaceae


Hierarchical position of the Family Ceratophyllaceae

   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  Piperopsida Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 78, 83. Sep 1830.
   Subclassis  Nelumbonidae Takht.
pub. 1997
   SuperOrdo  Ceratophyllanae Takht. ex Reveal & Doweld
pub. 1998
   Ordo  Ceratophyllales Bisch.
pub. Lehrb. Bot. 2(2): 847. 1839.
   Familia  Ceratophyllaceae Gray
pub. Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 395, 554. 1 Nov 1821.
common name: Hornworts

Named members of the Family Ceratophyllaceae

   Subfamilia  Ceratophylloideae (Gray) Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 108. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Ceratophylleae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 165. 1827.
   Genus  Ceratophyllum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: hornwort

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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