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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Cocos

coconut palm

Hierarchical position of the Genus Cocos

   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  Arecidae Takht.
pub. 1967
   SuperOrdo  Arecanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 525. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Arecales Bromhead
pub. 1840
   Familia  Arecaceae Schultz Sch.
pub. Nat. Syst. Pflanzenr.: 317. 1832, nom. cons.
common name: Palmae, palms
   Subfamilia  Cocosoideae Beilschm.
pub. Flora (Bieb.) 16(2): 55, 106. 14 Jun 1833.
   Tribus  Cocoseae Mart. ex Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 56. 1829.
   Subtribus  Cocosinae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 3: 873, 882. 14 Apr 1883.
   Genus  Cocos L.
pub. (1753)
common name: coconut palm

Named members of the Genus Cocos

   Species  coronata C. Martius
syn. Syagrus coronata
   Species  nucifera L.
common name: coconut palm

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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