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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Cephalanthus

honey balls

Hierarchical position of the Genus Cephalanthus

   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  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
   SuperOrdo  Gentiananae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Rubiales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 29. 1829.
   Subordo  Rubiineae Raf.
pub. Ann. G�n. Sci. Phys. Bruxelles 6: 83. 1820.
   Familia  Rubiaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 196. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
common name: Madders
   Subfamilia  Cephalanthoideae Burmeist.
pub. Handb. Naturgesch.: 286. 1837.
   Tribus  Cephalantheae Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 212. Sep 1830.
   Subtribus  Cephalanthinae DC.
pub. Prodr. 4: 342, 538. late Sep 1830.
   Genus  Cephalanthus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: buttonbush

Named members of the Genus Cephalanthus

   Species  occidentalis L.
common name: buttonbush, honey balls
   Varietas  californicus Benth.
syn. Cephalanthus occidentalis
   Varietas  pubescens Raf.
syn. Cephalanthus occidentalis
   Species  salicifolius Humb. & Bonpl.
common name: Mexican buttonbush

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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