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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Bougainvillea


Hierarchical position of the Genus Bougainvillea

   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  Caryophyllidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Caryophyllanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Caryophyllales Perleb
pub. 1826
   Familia  Nyctaginaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 90. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Four o'clock
   Tribus  Bougainvilleeae Choisy in DC.
pub. Prodr. 13(2): 427, 436. 5 Mai 1849.
   Subtribus  Bougainvilleinae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 3: 2. 7 Apr 1880.
   Genus  Bougainvillea Comm. ex Juss.
pub. (1789)
common name: bougainvillea

Named members of the Genus Bougainvillea

   Species  glabra Choisy
common name: paperflower

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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