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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Astilbe

Appalachian false goat's beard
Roan Mountain false goat's bead
florist's spiraea

Hierarchical position of the Genus Astilbe

   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  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Saxifraganae Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 4. 1994.
   Ordo  Saxifragales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 35. 1829.
   Subordo  Saxifragineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 125. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Saxifragaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 308. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Saxifrages
   Subfamilia  Astilboideae Miq.
pub. Fl. Ned. Ind. 1(1): 393. 20 Dec 1855.
   Subtribus  Astilbinae Engl. in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam. III, 2a: 46. Dec 1890.
   Genus  Astilbe Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don
pub. (1825)
common name: false goat's beard

Named members of the Genus Astilbe

   Species  biternata (Vent.) Britt.
common name: Appalachian false goat's beard
   Species  crenatiloba (Britt.) Small
common name: Roan Mountain false goat's bead
   Species  japonica (Morr. & Dcne.) Gray
common name: florist's spiraea

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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