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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Caulophyllum

blue cohosh
papoose root
squaw root

Hierarchical position of the Genus Caulophyllum

   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  Ranunculopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xxvi, 96. 12 Aug 1843.
   Subclassis  Ranunculidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
   SuperOrdo  Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Berberidales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 44. 1829.
   Familia  Berberidaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 286. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Barberries
   Genus  Caulophyllum Michx.
common name: cohosh

Named members of the Genus Caulophyllum

   Species  giganteum (Farw.) Loconte & Blackwell
common name: giant blue cohosh
   Species  thalictroides (L.) Michx.
common name: blue cohosh, squaw root, papoose root
   Varietas  giganteum Farw.
syn. Caulophyllum giganteum

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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