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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Celastrus


Hierarchical position of the Genus Celastrus

   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  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Celastranae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 371. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Celastrales Baskerville
pub. Aff. Pl.: 104. 1839.
   Subordo  Celastrineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 462. 15 Nov 1895.
   Familia  Celastraceae R. Br. in Flinders
pub. Voy. Terra Austr. 2: 554. 19 Jul 1814.
common name: Bittersweets
   Subfamilia  Celastroideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 621, 1140. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Celastreae Rchb.
pub. Handb. Nat. Pfl.-Syst.: 301. 1-7 Oct 1837.
   Subtribus  Celastrinae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 1: 359. 7 Aug 1862.
   Genus  Celastrus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: bittersweet

Named members of the Genus Celastrus

   Species  alatus Thunb.
syn. Euonymus alata
   Species  edulis Vahl
syn. Catha edulis
   Species  orbiculata Thunb.
common name: Asian bittersweet
   Species  orbiculatus Thunb.
common name: oriental bittersweet
   Species  scandens L.
common name: American bittersweet

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

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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