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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Celosia

cock's comb
plumed celosia

Hierarchical position of the Genus Celosia

   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  Caryophyllidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Caryophyllanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Caryophyllales Perleb
pub. 1826
   Familia  Amaranthaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 87. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Amaranths
   Subfamilia  Celosioideae (Fenzl) Lindl.
pub. Veg. Kingd.: 510, 511. Jan-Mai 1846.
   Tribus  Celosieae Fenzl in Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 303. Oct 1837.
   Genus  Celosia L.
pub. (1753)
common name: cock's comb

Named members of the Genus Celosia

   Species  argentea L.
   Varietas  cristata (L.) Kuntze
syn. Celosia cristata
   Species  cristata L.
common name: crested cock's comb, plumed celosia
   Species  margaritacea L.
syn. Celosia argentea
   Species  nitida Vahl
common name: West Indian cock's comb
   Species  palmeri S. Wats.
common name: Palmer's cock's comb
   Species  paniculata L. 1763, non 1753
syn. Chamissoa altissima
   Species  trigyna L.
common name: woolflower
   Species  virgata Jacq.
common name: albahaca

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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