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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Carpinus


Hierarchical position of the Genus Carpinus

   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  Juglandanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Corylales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 11. 1829.
   Familia  Stylocerataceae (Pax) Takht. ex Reveal & Hoogland
pub. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., ser. 4, sect. B Adansonia, 12:
   Tribus  Carpineae A. DC.
pub. Prodr. 16(2): 124. late Dec 1864.
   Genus  Carpinus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: hornbeam

Named members of the Genus Carpinus

   Species  americana Michx.
syn. Carpinus caroliniana ssp. caroliniana
   Species  betulus L.
common name: European hornbeam
   Varietas  virginiana Marsh.
syn. Carpinus caroliniana ssp. virginiana
   Species  caroliniana Walt.
common name: American hornbeam
   Subspecies  caroliniana
common name: American hornbeam
   Subspecies  virginiana (Marsh.) Furlow
common name: American hornbeam
   Varietas  virginiana (Marsh.) Fern.
syn. Carpinus caroliniana ssp. virginiana

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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