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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Adonis

false hellebore
pheasant's eye

Hierarchical position of the Genus Adonis

   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  Ranunculopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xxvi, 96. 12 Aug 1843.
   Subclassis  Ranunculidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
   SuperOrdo  Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Ranunculales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 44. 1829.
   Subordo  Ranunculineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 460. 1 Nov 1895.
   Familia  Ranunculaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 231. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
common name: Buttercups
   Tribus  Adonideae Horan.
pub. Char. Ess. Fam.: 173. 1847.
   Subtribus  Adonidinae A. Gray
pub. Gen. Amer. Bot. 1: 11. 2 Mai 1848.
   Genus  Adonis L.
pub. (1753)
common name: pheasant's eye

Named members of the Genus Adonis

   Species  aestivalis L.
   Varietas  citrina Hoffmann
syn. Adonis aestivalis
   Species  annua L.
common name: blooddrops
   Species  autumnalis L.
syn. Adonis annua
   Species  vernalis L.
common name: spring pheasant's eye, yellow pheasant's eye, false hellebore

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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