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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Posidoniaceae

Mediterranean tapeweed

Hierarchical position of the Family Posidoniaceae

   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  Alismatidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 461. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Alismatanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 461. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Potamogetonales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 59. 1829.
   Subordo  Potamogetonineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 72. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Posidoniaceae Hutch.
pub. Fam. Fl. Pl. 2: 41. 1934, nom. cons.

Named members of the Family Posidoniaceae

   Subfamilia  Posidonioideae K. Schum
pub. Lehrb. Syst. Bot.: 246. Jun 1894.
   Tribus  Posidonieae Kunth ex Spach
pub. Hist. Nat. V�g. 12: 14. 27 Jun 1846.
   Genus  Posidonia K.D. Koenig
pub. (1805)
common name: posidonia

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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