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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Buxus


Hierarchical position of the Genus Buxus

   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  Hamamelididae Takht.
pub. 1967
   SuperOrdo  Daphniphyllanae Takht.
pub. Divers. Classif. Fl. Pl.: 140. 1 Mai 1997.
   Ordo  Buxales Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 72. 29 Apr 1996.
   Subordo  Buxineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 142. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Buxaceae Dumort.
pub. Comment. Bot.: 54. Nov-Dec 1822, nom. cons.
common name: Boxwoods
   Subfamilia  Buxoideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 604, 610, 1091, 1141. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Buxeae (Dumort.) Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 45. 1829.
   Subtribus  Buxinae M´┐Żll.-Arg. in DC.
pub. Prodr. 16(1): 9, 11. mid Nov 1869.
   Genus  Buxus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: boxwood, box

Named members of the Genus Buxus

   Species  chinensis Link
syn. Simmondsia chinensis
   Species  microphylla Siebold & Zucc.
common name: littleleaf boxwood
   Species  portoricensis Alain
common name: Puerto Rico box
   Species  sempervirens L.
common name: common box, boxwood
   Species  vahlii Baill.
common name: Vahl's box

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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