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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Agapanthus

lily of the Nile

Hierarchical position of the Genus Agapanthus

   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  Liliidae J.H. Schaffn.
pub. Ohio Naturalist 11: 413. Dec 1911.
   SuperOrdo  Lilianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 473. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Amaryllidales Bromhead
pub. 1840
   Familia  Alliaceae J. Agardh
pub. Theoria Syst. Pl.: 32. Apr-Sep 1858, nom. cons.
   Subfamilia  Agapanthoideae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 141. Dec 1836.
   Tribus  Agapantheae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 61. 1829.
   Subtribus  Agapanthinae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 3: 750, 756. 14 Apr 1883.
   Genus  Agapanthus L'H�r.
pub. (1789)
common name: agapanthus

Named members of the Genus Agapanthus

   Species  africanus (L.) Hoffsgg.
common name: lily of the Nile
   Species  umbellatus L'Her.
syn. Agapanthus africanus

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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