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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Arundo

giant reed

Hierarchical position of the Genus Arundo

   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  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
   SuperOrdo  Juncanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 510. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Poales Small
pub. Fl. S.E. U.S.: 48. 1903.
   Familia  Poaceae (R. Br.) Barnh.
pub. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 7. 15 Jan 1895, nom. cons.
common name: Gramineae
   Subfamilia  Arundinoideae Burmeist.
pub. Handb. Naturgesch.: 204. 1837.
   Tribus  Arundineae Dumort.
pub. Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 82. Jul-Sep 1824.
   Subtribus  Arundininae Miq.
pub. Fl. Ned. Ind. 3: 360. 26 Nov 1857.
   Genus  Arundo L.
pub. (1753)
common name: giant reed

Named members of the Genus Arundo

   Species  donax L.
common name: giant reed
   Varietas  versicolor (P. Mill.) Stokes
syn. Arundo donax
   Species  festucacea Willd.
syn. Scolochloa festucacea
   Species  semiannularis Labill.
syn. Rytidosperma semiannulare
   Species  tecta Walt.
syn. Arundinaria gigantea ssp. tecta
   Species  versicolor P. Mill.
syn. Arundo donax

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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