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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Xyridaceae

yelloweyed grass

Hierarchical position of the Family Xyridaceae

   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  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
   SuperOrdo  Commelinanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 514. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Xyridales Lindl.
pub. Veg. Kingd.: lvii, 185. Jan-Mai 1846.
   Familia  Xyridaceae C. Agardh
pub. Aphor. Bot. (11): 158. 23 Mai 1823.
common name: Yellow-eyed Grasses

Named members of the Family Xyridaceae

   Genus  Abolboda Humb. & Bonpl.
pub. (1813)
   Genus  Achlyphila Maguire & Wurdack
   Genus  Aratitiyopea Steyerm.
   Genus  Orectanthe Maguire
   Subfamilia  Xyridoideae Kunth ex Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 135. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Xyrideae Rchb.
pub. Fl. Germ. Excurs. 1(1): 14.
   Genus  Xyris L.
pub. (1753)
common name: yelloweyed grass

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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