Colchicaceae
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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Colchicaceae

autumn crocus
colchicum
meadow saffron

Hierarchical position of the Family Colchicaceae

   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  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
  
   Subclassis  Liliidae J.H. Schaffn.
pub. Ohio Naturalist 11: 413. Dec 1911.
  
   SuperOrdo  Lilianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 473. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Colchicales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 59. 1829.
  
   Familia  Colchicaceae DC. in Lam. & DC.
pub. Fl. Fran´┐Ż., ed. 3, 3: 192. 17 Sep 1805, nom. cons.
  

Named members of the Family Colchicaceae

1
   Genus  Androcymbium Willd.
2
   Tribus  Anguillarieae (D. Don) Pfeiff.
pub. Nomencl. Bot. 1(1): 192. ante 10 Mai 1872.
 
3
   Subtribus  Anguillariinae Benth.
pub. Fl. Austral. 7: 4. 23-30 Mar 1878.
 
4
   Genus  Anguillaria R. Br.
pub. (1810)
5
   Genus  Baeometra Salisb. ex Endl.
6
   Genus  Bulbocodium L.
pub. (1753)
7
   Genus  Camptorrhiza Hutch.
8
   Subfamilia  Colchicoideae Burmeist.
pub. Handb. Naturgesch.: 223. 1837.
  
 
9
   Tribus  Colchiceae T. Nees & C.H. Eberm. ex Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 137. Dec 1836.
  
 
10
   Genus  Colchicum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: colchicum
  
11
   Genus  Dipidax Salisb. ex Benth.
syn. Onixotis Raf.
12
   Genus  Hexacyrtis Dinter
13
   Genus  Iphigenia Kunth
14
   Genus  Littonia Hook.
15
   Tribus  Merendereae Baker
pub. J. Bot. 17: 124. ante 15 Apr 1879.
 
16
   Genus  Merendera Ramond
pub. (1801)
17
   Genus  Neodregea C.H.Wright
18
   Genus  Onixotis Raf.
19
   Genus  Ornithoglossum Salisb.
20
   Genus  Reya Kuntze
syn. Burchardia R.Br.
21
   Genus  Sandersonia Hook.
22
   Genus  Synsiphon Regel
syn. Colchicum L.
23
   Genus  Wurmbea Thunb.

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.

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