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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Calathea

rattlesnake plant

Hierarchical position of the Genus Calathea

   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  Zingiberidae Cronquist
pub. 1978
   SuperOrdo  Zingiberanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
   Ordo  Zingiberales Griseb.
pub. Grundr. Syst. Bot.: 167. Jan-Jun 1854.
   Familia  Marantaceae Petersen in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam., II, 6: 33. Oct 1888, nom. cons.
common name: Arrowroots
   Genus  Calathea G.Mey.
common name: calathea

Named members of the Genus Calathea

   Species  allouia (Aubl.) Lindl.
common name: llerenes
   Species  crotalifera S. Wats.
common name: rattlesnake plant
   Species  lutea (Aubl.) G.F.W. Mey.
common name: pampano
   Species  zebrina (Sims) Lindl.
common name: zebraplant

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.


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