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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Casuarina

Australian pine

Hierarchical position of the Genus Casuarina

   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  Casuarinanae Takht. ex Reveal & Doweld
pub. 1999
   Ordo  Casuarinales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 167. 17 Sep 1833.
   Familia  Casuarinaceae R. Br. in Flinders
pub. Voy. Terra Austr. 2: 571. 19 Jul 1814.
common name: she-oaks
   Subfamilia  Casuarinoideae J. Williams
pub. Man. Bot., ed. 3: 524. 1855.
   Tribus  Casuarineae Colla
pub. Herb. Pedem. 5: 169. 6-30 Apr 1830.
   Genus  Casuarina Rumph. ex L.
pub. (1759)
common name: sheoak

Named members of the Genus Casuarina

   Species  cristata Miq.
syn. Casuarina lepidophloia
   Species  cunninghamiana Miq.
common name: river sheoak
   Species  equisetifolia L.
common name: beach sheoak, beefwood, Australian pine
   Species  glauca Sieb. ex Spreng.
common name: gray sheoak
   Species  lepidophloia F. Muell.
common name: belah
   Species  litorea L. ex Fosberg & Sachet
syn. Casuarina equisetifolia

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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