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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Droseraceae

Venus flytrap

Hierarchical position of the Family Droseraceae

   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  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Nepenthanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 71. 29 Apr 1996.
   Ordo  Droserales Griseb.
pub. Grundr. Syst. Bot.: 75. Jan-Jun 1854.
   Familia  Droseraceae Salisb.
pub. Parad. Lond. 2: ad t. 95. 1808.
common name: Sundews and Venus Flytrap

Named members of the Family Droseraceae

   Genus  Aldrovanda L.
pub. (1753)
   Genus  Dionaea Sol. ex Ellis
pub. (1768)
common name: Venus flytrap
   Subfamilia  Droseroideae Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 98. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Drosereae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 115. 1827.
   Genus  Drosera L.
pub. (1753)
common name: sundew
   Genus  Drosophyllum Link
pub. (1805)

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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