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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Tropaeolaceae

Indian cress

Hierarchical position of the Family Tropaeolaceae

   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  Tropaeolales Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 239. 13 Oct 1992.
   Familia  Tropaeolaceae Juss. ex DC.
pub. Prodr. 1: 683. mid Jan 1824.
common name: Nasturtiums

Named members of the Family Tropaeolaceae

   Genus  Magallana Cav.
   Genus  Tropaeastrum Mabb.
syn. Trophaeastrum Sparre
   Subfamilia  Tropaeoloideae (Juss. ex DC.) Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 104. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Tropaeoleae Horan.
pub. Char. Ess. Fam.: 194. 1847.
   Genus  Tropaeolum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: nasturtium
   Genus  Trophaeastrum Sparre

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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