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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Ageratum


Hierarchical position of the Genus Ageratum

   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  Asteridae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 405. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Asteranae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 451. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Asterales Lindl.
pub. 1833
   Familia  Asteraceae Dumort.
pub. Comment. Bot.: 55. Nov-Dec 1822.
common name: Sunflowers
   Tribus  Agerateae Lindl. in Loud.
pub. Encycl. Pl.: 1073. 1829.
   Subtribus  Ageratinae Less.
pub. Syn. Gen. Compos.: 155. Jul-Aug 1832.
   Genus  Ageratum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: whiteweed, floss flower

Named members of the Genus Ageratum

   Species  altissimum L., non Eupatorium altissimum L.
syn. Ageratina altissima var. altissima
   Species  conyzoides L.
common name: tropical whiteweed
   Species  corymbosum Zuccagni
common name: flat-top whiteweed
   Species  guatemalense M.F. Johnson
syn. Ageratum corymbosum
   Species  houstonianum P. Mill.
common name: bluemink, ageratum
   Species  littorale Gray
common name: Cape Sable whiteweed

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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