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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Cymbopogon

east indian lemongrass

Hierarchical position of the Genus Cymbopogon

   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  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
   SuperOrdo  Juncanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 510. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Poales Small
pub. Fl. S.E. U.S.: 48. 1903.
   Familia  Poaceae (R. Br.) Barnh.
pub. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 7. 15 Jan 1895, nom. cons.
common name: Gramineae
   Familia  Gramineae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 28. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
   Genus  Cymbopogon Spreng.
common name: lemon grass

Named members of the Genus Cymbopogon

   Species  citratus (DC. ex Nees) Stapf
common name: lemon grass, oil grass, fever grass
   Species  flexuosus (Nees ex Steudel) J. F. Watson
common name: east indian lemongrass
   Species  jwarancusa (Jones) Schultes
common name: Iwarancusa grass
   Species  martinii (Roxb.) J. F. Watson
common name: rosha grass
   Species  nardus (L.) Rendle
common name: citronella grass
   Species  refractus (R. Br.) A. Camus
common name: barbwire grass
   Species  schoenanthus (L.) Sprengel
common name: camel grass, palmrosa
   Species  winterianus Jowitt
common name: cymbopogon grass

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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