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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Ophiopogonaceae

dwarf mondo grass

Hierarchical position of the Family Ophiopogonaceae

   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  Asparagales Bromhead
pub. Edinburgh New Philos. J. 25: 132. Jul 1838.
   Familia  Ophiopogonaceae Endl.
pub. Ench. Bot.: 90. 15-21 Aug 1841.

Named members of the Family Ophiopogonaceae

   Subfamilia  Ophiopogonoideae (Endl.) Lindl.
pub. Veg. Kingd.: 202, 205. Jan-Mai 1846.
   Tribus  Ophiopogoneae (Endl.) Voigt
pub. Hort. Suburb. Calcutt.: 649. Jul-Dec 1845.
   Genus  Ophiopogon Ker Gawl.
pub. (1807)
common name: ophiopogon
   Genus  Peliosanthes Andrews
pub. (1808)

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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