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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Nelumbonaceae


Hierarchical position of the Family Nelumbonaceae

   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  Nelumbonanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Nelumbonales Willk. & Lange
pub. Prodr. Fl. Hispan. 1: xxx. 1861.
   Familia  Nelumbonaceae (DC.) Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 53. 1829.
common name: Lotus-lily, water lotus

Named members of the Family Nelumbonaceae

   Subfamilia  Nelumbonoideae (DC.) Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 96. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Nelumboneae DC.
pub. Syst. Nat. 2: 43. late Mai 1821.
   Genus  Nelumbo Adans.
pub. (1763)
common name: lotus

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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