Valerianaceae
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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Valerianaceae

Benjamin Franklin bush
Italian lamb's lettuce
Jupiter's beard
centranthus
cornsalad
garden heliotrope
longhorn plectritis
seablush
valerian

Hierarchical position of the Family Valerianaceae

   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  Cornidae Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 4. 1994.
  
   SuperOrdo  Dipsacanae Takht.
pub. Divers. Classif. Fl. Pl.: 396. 1 Mai 1997.
  
   Ordo  Dipsacales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 29. 1829.
  
   Familia  Valerianaceae Batsch
pub. Tab. Affin. Regni Veg.: 227. 2 Mai 1802, nom. cons.
common name: Valerians
  

Named members of the Family Valerianaceae

1
   Genus  Aligera Suksd.
2
   Genus  Aretiastrum (DC.) Spach
3
   Genus  Astrephia Dufr.
4
   Genus  Belonanthus Graebn.
5
   Genus  Centranthus Lam. & DC.
common name: centranthus
  
6
   Subfamilia  Fedioideae Raf.
pub. Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. Bruxelles 6: 88. 1820.
 
7
   Tribus  Fedieae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 57. 1827.
 
8
   Genus  Fedia Gaertn.
pub. (1790)
9
   Genus  Nardostachys DC.   
10
   Genus  Patrinia Juss.   
11
   Genus  Phuodendron (Graebn.) Dalla Torre & Harms
12
   Genus  Phyllactis Pers.
13
   Genus  Plectritis (Lindl.) DC.
common name: seablush
14
   Genus  Pseudobetckea (Hock) Lincz.
15
   Genus  Stangea Graebn.
16
   Genus  Triplostegia Wall. ex DC.
pub. (1830)
17
   Genus  Valerianella Mill.
common name: cornsalad
  
18
   Subfamilia  Valerianoideae Raf.
pub. Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. Bruxelles 6: 88. 1820.
  
 
19
   Tribus  Valerianeae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 57. 1827.
  
 
20
   Genus  Valeriana L.
pub. (1753)
common name: valerian
  

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.

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