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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Chlorogalum

soap plant

Hierarchical position of the Genus Chlorogalum

   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  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Liliidae J.H. Schaffn.
pub. Ohio Naturalist 11: 413. Dec 1911.
   SuperOrdo  Lilianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 473. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Amaryllidales Bromhead
pub. 1840
   Familia  Hyacinthaceae Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 48. 1786.
   Tribus  Chlorogaleae Baker
pub. J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 13: 215. 4 Dec 1872.
   Subtribus  Chlorogalinae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 3: 750, 754. 14 Apr 1883.
   Genus  Chlorogalum
pub. (Lindl.) Kunth (1843)
common name: soapplant

Named members of the Genus Chlorogalum

   Species  angustifolium Kellogg
common name: narrowleaf soap plant
   Species  grandiflorum Hoover
common name: red hills soap plant
   Species  parviflorum S. Wats.
common name: smallflower soap plant
   Species  pomeridianum (DC.) Kunth
common name: soap plant
   Varietas  divaricatum (Lindl.) Hoover
common name: wavyleaf soap plant
   Varietas  minus Hoover
common name: wavyleaf soap plant
   Varietas  pomeridianum
common name: wavyleaf soap plant
   Species  purpureum Brandeg.
   Varietas  purpureum
common name: purple amole
   Varietas  reductum Hoover
common name: Camatta Canyon amole

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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