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[ Calius ] [ Calla ] [ Callaeolepium ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Calla

water arum
wild calla

Hierarchical position of the Genus Calla

   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  Aridae Takht.
pub. 1997
   SuperOrdo  Aranae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
   Ordo  Arales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 65. 1829.
   Familia  Araceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 23. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Arums
   Subfamilia  Calloideae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 239. Jun 1837.
   Tribus  Calleae Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 67. Sep 1830.
   Subtribus  Callinae (Bartl.) Kitt. in A. Rich.
pub. Nouv. El�m. Bot., ed. 3, Germ. transl.: 708. 1840.
   Genus  Calla L.
pub. (1753)
common name: callalily

Named members of the Genus Calla

   Species  aethiopica L.
syn. Zantedeschia aethiopica
   Species  palustris L.
common name: water arum, wild calla
   Species  picta Roxb.
syn. Aglaonema pictum

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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