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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Clethra

sweet pepperbush

Hierarchical position of the Genus Clethra

   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  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Ericanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 221. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Ericales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 28. 1829.
   Subordo  Ericineae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 901, 937, 938, 1108. Jun 1835.
   Familia  Clethraceae Klotzsch
pub. Linnaea 24: 12. Mai 1851, nom. cons.
common name: Clethras
   Tribus  Clethreae Meisn.
pub. Pl. Vasc. Gen.: Tab. Diagn. 243, Comm. 155. 18-24 Aug 1839.
   Genus  Clethra L.
pub. (1753)
common name: sweet pepperbush

Named members of the Genus Clethra

   Species  acuminata Michx.
common name: mountain sweet pepperbush
   Species  alnifolia L.
common name: honey-sweet, sweet pepperbush
   Varietas  tomentosa (Lam.) Michx.
syn. Clethra alnifolia
   Species  tomentosa Lam.
syn. Clethra alnifolia

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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