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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Limnanthaceae

false mermaidweed
march flower

Hierarchical position of the Family Limnanthaceae

   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  Rutanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 311. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Limnanthales Nakai
pub. Hisi-Shokubutsu: 65. 1930.
   Subordo  Limnanthineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 143. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Limnanthaceae R. Br.
pub. London Edinburgh Philos. Mag. & J. Sci. 3: 70. Jul 1833.
common name: Meadow-foams

Named members of the Family Limnanthaceae

   Tribus  Floerkeeae Baill.
pub. Adansonia 9: 362, 371. 20 Feb and 25 Feb 1873.
   Genus  Floerkea Willd.
pub. (1801)
common name: floerkea
   Tribus  Limnantheae Horan.
pub. Char. Ess. Fam.: 194. 1847.
   Genus  Limnanthes R. Br.
pub. (1833)
common name: meadowfoam

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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