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Hierarchical position of the Family Nepenthaceae

   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  Nepenthales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 14. 1829.
   Familia  Nepenthaceae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 14, 16. 1829.
common name: Old World Pitcher Plants

Named members of the Family Nepenthaceae

   Subfamilia  Nepenthoideae Link
pub. Handbuch 1: 369. Jan-Aug 1829.
   Tribus  Nepentheae (Dumort.) E. Spach
pub. Hist. Nat. V�g. 10: 561. 20 Mar 1841.
   Genus  Nepenthes L.
pub. (1753)

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



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