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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Camellia


Hierarchical position of the Genus Camellia

   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  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Theanae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
   Ordo  Theales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 12. 17 Sep 1833.
   Subordo  Theineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 150. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Theaceae D. Don
pub. Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 224. 26 Jan-1 Feb 1825, nom. cons.
common name: Teas
   Subfamilia  Camellioideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 827, 1120. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Camellieae (DC.) Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 47. 1829.
   Genus  Camellia L.
pub. (1753)
common name: camellia

Named members of the Genus Camellia

   Species  japonica L.
common name: Japanese camellia
   Species  sasanqua Thunb.
common name: Sasanqua camellia
   Species  sinensis (L.) Kuntze
common name: tea
   Varietas  assamica (J. Masters) Kitam.
common name: Assam tea
   Varietas  sinensis
common name: tea
   Species  thea Link
syn. Camellia sinensis var. sinensis
   Species  theifera Griffith
syn. Camellia sinensis var. sinensis

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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