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Hierarchical position of the Genus Colocasia

   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  Aridae Takht.
pub. 1997
   SuperOrdo  Aranae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
   Ordo  Arales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 65. 1829.
   Familia  Araceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 23. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Arums
   Subfamilia  Colocasioideae Engl.
pub. Nova Acta Acad. Leopold-Carol. 39: 148. 1876.
   Tribus  Colocasieae (Schott) Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: 13. 12 Aug 1843.
   Subtribus  Colocasiinae Schott in Schott & Endl.
pub. Melet. Bot.: 18. 1832.
   Genus  Colocasia Ray ex Schott
pub. (1832)
common name: colocasia

Named members of the Genus Colocasia

   Species  antiquorum Schott
syn. Colocasia esculenta
   Species  esculenta (L.) Schott
   Varietas  antiquorum (Schott) Hubbard & Rehd.
syn. Colocasia esculenta
   Varietas  aquatilis Hassk.
syn. Colocasia esculenta
   Species  indica (Lour.) Kunth
syn. Alocasia macrorrhizos

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

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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