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[ Actinea ] [ Actinidia ] [ Actiniopteris ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Actinidia

Chinese goosberry
Siberian gooseberry
hardy kiwifruit
silver vine
silver-sweet vine
tara vine

Hierarchical position of the Genus Actinidia

   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  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Ericanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 221. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Actinidiales Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 174. 25 Mar 1993.
   Familia  Actinidiaceae Hutch.
pub. Fam. Fl. Pl. 1: 177. Feb-Mar 1926, nom. cons.
common name: kiwi
   Subfamilia  Actinidioideae Gilg in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam. III, 6: 110. Mar 1893.
   Tribus  Actinidieae Gilg in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam. III, 6: 110. Mar 1893.
   Genus  Actinidia Lindl.
pub. (1836)
common name: actinidia

Named members of the Genus Actinidia

   Species  arguta (Sieb. & Zucc.) Planch. ex Miq.
common name: tara vine, Siberian gooseberry, hardy kiwifruit
   Species  chinensis Planchon
common name: kiwi, Chinese goosberry
   Species  polygama (Siebold & Zucc.) Maxim.
common name: silver vine, silver-sweet vine

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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