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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Comptonia

sweet fern

Hierarchical position of the Genus Comptonia

   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  Hamamelididae Takht.
pub. 1967
   SuperOrdo  Juglandanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Myricales Engl. in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr.: 345. Dec 1897.
   Familia  Myricaceae Blume
pub. Fl. Javae 17-18: 3. 1829.
common name: Bayberries
   Tribus  Comptonieae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 12. 1829.
   Genus  Comptonia L'H�r.
pub. (1789)
common name: sweet fern

Named members of the Genus Comptonia

   Species  peregrina (L.) Coult.
common name: sweet fern
   Varietas  aspleniifolia (L.) Fern.
syn. Comptonia peregrina

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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