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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Aleurites

Indian walnut
mu oil tree

Hierarchical position of the Genus Aleurites

   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  Euphorbianae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Euphorbiales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 13. 17 Sep 1833.
   Familia  Euphorbiaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 384. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Spurges
   Genus  Aleurites J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
common name: aleurites

Named members of the Genus Aleurites

   Species  cordata (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Steudel
syn. Vernicia cordata
   Species  fordii Hemsl.
syn. Vernicia fordii
   Species  javanica Gand.
syn. Aleurites moluccana
   Species  moluccana (L.) Willd.
common name: Indian walnut
   Species  montana (Lour.) P. Wilson
common name: mu oil tree
   Species  triloba Forster & Forster f.
syn. Aleurites moluccana
   Species  trisperma Blanco
syn. Reutealis trisperma

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.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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