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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Carica


Hierarchical position of the Genus Carica

   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  Violanae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 237. 1992.
   Ordo  Caricales L.D. Benson
pub. Pl. Classif.: 648. 1957.
   Familia  Caricaceae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 37, 42. 1829, nom. cons.
   Subfamilia  Caricoideae Kostel.
pub. Allg. Med.-Pharm. Fl. 1: 114. Mai 1831.
   Tribus  Cariceae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 145. 1827.
   Subtribus  Caricinae Boeck.
pub. Linnaea 39: 11. Feb 1875.
   Genus  Carica L.
pub. (1753)
common name: papaya

Named members of the Genus Carica

   Species  candamarcensis Hook. f.
syn. Carica pubescens
   Species  monoica Desf.
common name: carica
   Species  papaya L.
common name: papaya, pawpaw
   Species  pubescens (A. DC.) Solms-Laub.
common name: mountain papaya
   Species  quercifolia (A. St. Hil.) Hieron.
common name: oakleaf carica

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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