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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Crocus

cloth of gold

Hierarchical position of the Genus Crocus

   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  Iridales Raf.
pub. 1815
   Subordo  Iridineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 94. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Iridaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 57. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Irises
   Subfamilia  Crocoideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 451. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Croceae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 57. 1829.
   Subtribus  Crocinae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 3: 683. 14 Apr 1883.
   Genus  Crocus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: crocus

Named members of the Genus Crocus

   Species  angustifolius Weston
common name: cloth of gold
   Species  flavus Weston
common name: yellow crocus
   Species  imperati Ten.
common name: early crocus
   Species  maesiacus Ker-Gawl.
syn. Crocus flavus
   Species  sieberi J. Gay
common name: Sieber's crocus
   Species  susianus Ker-Gawl.
syn. Crocus angustifolius
   Species  vernus (L.) Hill
   Varietas  neapolitanus Ker-Gawl.
syn. Crocus vernus

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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