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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Amaryllis

belladonna lily

Hierarchical position of the Genus Amaryllis

   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  Amaryllidaceae J. St.-Hil.
pub. Expos. Fam. Nat. 1: 134. Feb-Apr 1805.
   Subfamilia  Amaryllidoideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 446. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Amaryllideae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 58. 1829.
   Subtribus  Amaryllidinae (Endl.) Walp.
pub. Ann. Bot. Syst. 3: 616. 28-29 Sep 1852.
   Genus  Amaryllis L.
pub. (1753)
common name: amaryllis

Named members of the Genus Amaryllis

   Species  atamasca L.
syn. Zephyranthes atamasca var. atamasca
   Species  belladonna L.
common name: belladonna lily
   Species  punicea Lam.
syn. Hippeastrum puniceum
   Species  zeylanicum L.
syn. Crinum zeylanicum

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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