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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Cestrum


Hierarchical position of the Genus Cestrum

   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  Solananae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Solanales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 20. 1829.
common name: Polemoniales
   Subordo  Solanineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 180. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Solanaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 124. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Potatos, tomato, peppers
   Subfamilia  Cestroideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 985, 1095, 1106. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Cestreae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 24. 1829.
   Subtribus  Cestrinae Dunal in DC.
pub. Prodr. 13(1): 8. 10 Mai 1852.
   Genus  Cestrum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: jessamine

Named members of the Genus Cestrum

   Species  alternifolium (Jacq.) O.E. Schulz
common name: alternateleaf jessamine
   Species  aurantiacum Lindl.
common name: orange jessamine
   Species  diurnum L.
common name: day jasmine
   Varietas  diurnum
common name: day jessamine
   Varietas  portoricense O.E. Schulz
common name: Puerto Rico jessamine
   Species  fasciculatum (Schlecht.) Miers
common name: early jessamine
   Species  laurifolium L'H�r.
common name: galen del monte  (Mexico)
   Species  macrophyllum Vent.
syn. Cestrum laurifolium
   Species  nocturnum L.
common name: night jessamine, night blooming jasmine
   Species  parqui L'H�r.
common name: Chilean jessamine, willow-leaved jasmine
   Species  salicifolium Jacq.
common name: pussywillow jessamine

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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