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[ Delphinacanthus ] [ Delphinium ] [ Delphyodon ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Delphinium

delphinium
larkspur
stagger weed

Hierarchical position of the Genus Delphinium

   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  Ranunculopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xxvi, 96. 12 Aug 1843.
  
   Subclassis  Ranunculidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
  
   SuperOrdo  Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Ranunculales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 44. 1829.
  
   Subordo  Ranunculineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 460. 1 Nov 1895.
  
   Familia  Ranunculaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 231. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
common name: Buttercups
  
   Subfamilia  Delphinioideae Th. Fr.
pub. Lärob. Syst. Bot.: 140. Mar-Mai 1891.
  
   Subtribus  Dephiniinae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 1: 3. 7 Aug 1862.
  
   Genus  Delphinium L.
pub. (1753)
common name: larkspur
  

Named members of the Genus Delphinium

1
   Species  ajacis L.
syn. Consolida ajacis
2
   Species  alabamicum Kral
common name: Alabama larkspur
3
   Species  albescens Rydb.
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens
4
   Species  alpestre Rydb.
common name: Colorado larkspur
5
   Species  amabile Tidestrom
 
6
   Subspecies  apachense (Eastw.) Ewan
syn. Delphinium parishii ssp. parishii
7
   Subspecies  clarianum Ewan
syn. Delphinium parishii ssp. parishii
8
   Subspecies  pallidum (Munz) Ewan
syn. Delphinium parishii ssp. pallidum
9
   Species  ambiguum L.
syn. Consolida ajacis
10
   Species  amplibracteatum Woot.
syn. Delphinium geraniifolium
11
   Species  andersonii Gray
 
12
   Subspecies  cognatum (Greene) Ewan
syn. Delphinium andersonii
13
   Varietas  cognatum (Greene) R.J. Davis
syn. Delphinium andersonii
14
   Varietas  scaposum (Greene) Welsh
syn. Delphinium scaposum
15
   Species  andesicola Ewan
 
16
   Subspecies  amplum (Ewan) Ewan
syn. Delphinium andesicola
17
   Species  antoninum Eastw.
common name: Tracy's larkspur
18
   Species  apachense Eastw.
syn. Delphinium parishii ssp. parishii
19
   Species  azureum Michx.
 
20
   Varietas  nortonianum (Mackenzie & Bush) Palmer & Steyermark
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. carolinianum
21
   Species  bakeri Ewan
common name: Baker's delphinium
22
   Species  barbeyi (Huth) Huth
common name: subalpine larkspur
23
   Species  basalticum Warnock
common name: basalt larkspur
24
   Species  bicolor Nutt.
 
25
   Subspecies  bicolor
common name: little larkspur
26
   Subspecies  calcicola Warnock & Vanderhorst
common name: little larkspur
27
   Species  blochmaniae Greene
syn. Delphinium parryi ssp. blochmaniae
28
   Species  brachycentrum Ledeb.
common name: northern larkspur
29
   Species  brownii Rydb.
syn. Delphinium glaucum
30
   Species  burkei Greene
 
31
   Subspecies  distichiflorum (Hook.) Ewan
syn. Delphinium ×burkei
32
   Varietas  distichiflorum (Hook.) St. John
syn. Delphinium ×burkei
33
   Species  californicum Torr. & Gray
 
34
   Subspecies  californicum
common name: California larkspur
35
   Subspecies  interius (Eastw.) Ewan
common name: California larkspur
36
   Varietas  interius Eastw.
syn. Delphinium californicum ssp. interius
37
   Species  caprorum Ewan
syn. Delphinium glareosum
38
   Species  cardinale Hook.
common name: scarlet larkspur
  
39
   Species  carolinianum Walt.
 
40
   Subspecies  calciphilum Warnock
common name: Carolina larkspur
41
   Subspecies  carolinianum
common name: Carolina larkspur
42
   Varietas  crispum Perry
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. carolinianum
43
   Varietas  nortonianum (Mackenzie & Bush) Perry
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. carolinianum
44
   Subspecies  penardii (Huth) Warnock
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens
45
   Subspecies  vimineum (D. Don) Warnock
common name: Carolina larkspur
46
   Subspecies  virescens (Nutt.) Brooks
common name: Carolina larkspur
47
   Species  chamissonis Pritz. ex Walp.
common name: Chamisso's larkspur
48
   Species  cognatum Greene
syn. Delphinium andersonii
49
   Species  consolida L.
syn. Consolida regalis
50
   Species  cucullatum A. Nels.
syn. Delphinium ×occidentale
51
   Species  cuyamacae Abrams
syn. Delphinium hesperium ssp. cuyamacae
52
   Species  cyanoreios Piper
syn. Delphinium depauperatum
53
   Species  decorum Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
 
54
   Subspecies  decorum
common name: coastal larkspur
55
   Varietas  patens (Benth.) Gray
syn. Delphinium patens ssp. patens
56
   Subspecies  tracyi Ewan
common name: coastal larkspur
57
   Species  depauperatum Nutt.
common name: slim larkspur
58
   Species  distichum Geyer ex Hook.
common name: twospike larkspur
59
   Species  diversifolium Greene
 
60
   Subspecies  harneyense Ewan
syn. Delphinium depauperatum
61
   Varietas  harneyense (Ewan) R.J. Davis
syn. Delphinium depauperatum
62
   Species  elatum L.
common name: candle larkspur
  
 
63
   Varietas  occidentale S. Wats.
syn. Delphinium ×occidentale
64
   Species  exaltatum Ait.
 
65
   Varietas  barbeyi Huth
syn. Delphinium barbeyi
66
   Species  geraniifolium Rydb.
common name: Clark Valley larkspur
67
   Species  geyeri Greene
 
68
   Varietas  wootonii (Rydb.) K.C. Davis
syn. Delphinium wootonii
69
   Species  glareosum Greene
 
70
   Subspecies  caprorum (Ewan) Ewan
syn. Delphinium glareosum
71
   Varietas  caprorum (Ewan) W.H. Baker
syn. Delphinium glareosum
72
   Species  glaucescens Rydb.
common name: smooth larkspur
73
   Species  glaucum S. Wats.
common name: Sierra larkspur
74
   Species  gracilentum Greene
common name: pine forest larkspur
75
   Species  grandiflorum L.
common name: Siberian larkspur
76
   Species  greenei Eastw.
syn. Delphinium gracilentum
77
   Species  gypsophilum Ewan
 
78
   Subspecies  gypsophilum
common name: Pinoche Creek larkspur
79
   Subspecies  parviflorum Lewis & Epling
common name: Pinoche Creek larkspur
80
   Species  hansenii (Greene) Greene
 
81
   Subspecies  arcuatum (Greene) Ewan
syn. Delphinium hansenii ssp. hansenii
82
   Subspecies  ewanianum Warnock
common name: Ewan's larkspur
83
   Subspecies  hansenii
common name: Eldorado larkspur
84
   Subspecies  kernense (A. Davids.) Ewan
common name: Kern larkspur
85
   Varietas  kernense A. Davids.
syn. Delphinium hansenii ssp. kernense
86
   Species  hesperium Gray
 
87
   Subspecies  cuyamacae (Abrams) Lewis & Epling
common name: foothill larkspur
88
   Varietas  hansenii Greene
syn. Delphinium hansenii ssp. hansenii
89
   Subspecies  hesperium
common name: foothill larkspur
90
   Subspecies  pallescens (Ewan) Lewis & Epling
common name: foothill larkspur
91
   Varietas  recurvatum (Greene) K.C. Davis
syn. Delphinium recurvatum
92
   Varietas  seditiosum Jepson
syn. Delphinium parryi ssp. parryi
93
   Species  hutchinsoniae Ewan
common name: Monterey larkspur
94
   Species  inopinum (Jepson) Lewis & Epling
common name: unexpected larkspur
95
   Species  kinkiense Munz
syn. Delphinium variegatum ssp. kinkiense
96
   Species  leucophaeum Greene
syn. Delphinium nuttallii ssp. ochroleucum
97
   Species  lineapetalum Ewan
 
98
   Subspecies  klickitatense Ewan
syn. Delphinium lineapetalum
99
   Species  luporum Greene
syn. Delphinium polycladon
100
   Species  luteum Heller
common name: yellow larkspur
101
   Species  madrense S. Wats.
common name: Sierra Madre larkspur
102
   Species  menziesii DC.
common name: delphinium, larkspur, stagger weed, txadidiidootL'izh  (Navajo)
  
 
103
   Subspecies  menziesii
common name: Menzies' larkspur
104
   Subspecies  pallidum Warnock
common name: Menzies' larkspur
105
   Subspecies  pyramidale Ewan
syn. Delphinium menziesii ssp. menziesii
106
   Varietas  pyramidale (Ewan) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Delphinium menziesii ssp. menziesii
107
   Species  multiplex (Ewan) C.L. Hitchc.
common name: kittitas larkspur
108
   Species  nelsonii Greene
 
109
   Subspecies  utahense (S. Wats.) Ewan
syn. Delphinium nuttallianum
110
   Species  newtonianum D.M. Moore
common name: Newton's larkspur
111
   Species  novomexicanum Woot.
common name: White Mountain larkspur
112
   Species  nudicaule Torr. & Gray
common name: red larkspur, orange larkspur, delphinium
  
113
   Species  nuttallianum Pritz. ex Walp.
 
114
   Varietas  fulvum C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Delphinium nuttallianum
115
   Varietas  levicaule C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Delphinium nuttallianum
116
   Varietas  lineapetalum (Ewan) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Delphinium lineapetalum
117
   Varietas  pilosa C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Delphinium bicolor ssp. bicolor
118
   Species  nuttallii Gray
 
119
   Subspecies  nuttallii
common name: upland larkspur
120
   Subspecies  ochroleucum (Nutt.) Warnock
common name: upland larkspur
121
   Species  occidentale (S. Wats.) S. Wats.
common name: western larkspur
  
 
122
   Varietas  barbeyi (Huth) Welsh
syn. Delphinium barbeyi
123
   Subspecies  cucullatum (A. Nels.) Ewan
syn. Delphinium ×occidentale
124
   Varietas  cucullatum (A. Nels.) R.J. Davis
syn. Delphinium ×occidentale
125
   Subspecies  quercicola Ewan
syn. Delphinium ×occidentale
126
   Species  oreganum T.J. Howell
syn. Delphinium nuttallii ssp. nuttallii
127
   Species  orientale J. Gay
syn. Consolida orientalis
128
   Species  parishii Gray
 
129
   Varietas  inopinum Jepson
syn. Delphinium inopinum
130
   Subspecies  pallidum (Munz) Warnock
common name: pallid larkspur
131
   Varietas  pallidum Munz
syn. Delphinium parishii ssp. pallidum
132
   Subspecies  parishii
common name: Parish's larkspur
133
   Subspecies  purpureum Lewis & Epling
syn. Delphinium parryi ssp. purpureum
134
   Subspecies  subglobosum (Wiggins) Lewis & Epling
common name: oceanblue larkspur
135
   Species  parryi Gray
 
136
   Subspecies  blochmaniae (Greene) Lewis & Epling
common name: Blochman's larkspur
137
   Subspecies  eastwoodiae Ewan
common name: Eastwood's larkspur
138
   Subspecies  maritimum (A. Davids.) Warnock
common name: seaside larkspur
139
   Varietas  montanum Munz
syn. Delphinium patens ssp. montanum
140
   Subspecies  parryi
common name: San Bernardino larkspur
141
   Subspecies  purpureum (Lewis & Epling) Warnock
common name: San Bernardino larkspur
142
   Subspecies  seditiosum (Jepson) Ewan
syn. Delphinium parryi ssp. parryi
143
   Species  patens Benth.
 
144
   Subspecies  greenei (Eastw.) Ewan
syn. Delphinium gracilentum
145
   Subspecies  hepaticoideum Ewan
common name: zigzag larkspur
146
   Subspecies  montanum (Munz) Ewan
common name: zigzag larkspur
147
   Subspecies  patens
common name: zigzag larkspur
148
   Species  penardii Huth
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens
149
   Species  polycladon Eastw.
common name: mountain marsh larkspur
150
   Species  pratense Eastw.
syn. Delphinium gracilentum
151
   Species  purpusii Brandeg.
common name: Kern County larkspur
152
   Species  ramosum Rydb.
 
153
   Varietas  alpestre (Rydb.) W.A. Weber
syn. Delphinium alpestre
154
   Species  recurvatum Greene
common name: Byron larkspur
155
   Species  robustum Rydb.
common name: Wahatoya Creek larkspur
156
   Species  roseum Heller
syn. Delphinium purpusii
157
   Species  ruthiae A. Nels.
syn. Delphinium brachycentrum
158
   Species  sapellonis Cockerell
common name: Sapello Canyon larkspur
159
   Species  scaposum Greene
common name: tall mountain larkspur, delphinium, larkspur, stagger weed, txadidiidootL'izh  (Navajo)
  
160
   Species  scopulorum Gray
 
161
   Varietas  glaucum (S. Wats.) Gray
syn. Delphinium glaucum
162
   Varietas  luporum (Greene) Jepson
syn. Delphinium polycladon
163
   Subspecies  occidentale (S. Wats.) Abrams
syn. Delphinium ×occidentale
164
   Varietas  stachydeum Gray
syn. Delphinium stachydeum
165
   Species  sierrae-blancae Woot.
 
166
   Subspecies  amplum Ewan
syn. Delphinium andesicola
167
   Species  sonnei Greene
syn. Delphinium nuttallianum
168
   Species  stachydeum (Gray) Tidestrom
common name: spiked larkspur
169
   Species  strictum A. Nels.
 
170
   Varietas  distichiflorum (Hook.) St. John
syn. Delphinium ×burkei
171
   Species  subglobosum Wiggins
syn. Delphinium parishii ssp. subglobosum
172
   Species  sutherlandii Warnock
common name: Sutherland's larkspur
173
   Species  tenuisectum Greene
 
174
   Subspecies  amplibracteatum (Woot.) Ewan
syn. Delphinium geraniifolium
175
   Species  treleasei Bush ex K.C. Davis
common name: glade larkspur
176
   Species  tricorne Michx.
common name: dwarf larkspur
177
   Species  trolliifolium Gray
common name: Columbian larkspur
178
   Species  uliginosum Curran
common name: swamp larkspur
179
   Species  umatillense Ewan
syn. Delphinium stachydeum
180
   Species  umbraculorum Lewis & Epling
common name: umbrella larkspur
181
   Species  variegatum Torr. & Gray
 
182
   Subspecies  apiculatum (Greene) Ewan
syn. Delphinium variegatum ssp. variegatum
183
   Varietas  apiculatum Greene
syn. Delphinium variegatum ssp. variegatum
184
   Subspecies  kinkiense (Munz) Warnock
common name: royal larkspur
185
   Subspecies  thornei Munz
common name: royal larkspur
186
   Subspecies  variegatum
common name: royal larkspur
187
   Species  vimineum D. Don
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. vimineum
188
   Species  virescens Nutt.
common name: plains delphinium
  
 
189
   Varietas  macroceratilis (Rydb.) Cory
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens
190
   Subspecies  penardii (Huth) Ewan
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens
191
   Varietas  penardii (Huth) Perry
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens
192
   Varietas  vimineum (D. Don) R.F. Martin
syn. Delphinium carolinianum ssp. vimineum
193
   Subspecies  wootonii (Rydb.) Ewan
syn. Delphinium wootonii
194
   Varietas  wootonii (Rydb.) Shinners
syn. Delphinium wootonii
195
   Species  viridescens Leib.
common name: Wenatchee larkspur
196
   Species  wootonii Rydb.
common name: Organ Mountain larkspur
197
   Species  x burkei Greene (pro sp.)
198
   Species  x confertiflorum Woot. (pro sp.)
199
   Species  x diversicolor Rydb.
200
   Species  x inflexum A. Davids. (pro sp.)
201
   Species  x macrophyllum Woot. (pro sp.)
202
   Species  x nutans A. Nels. (pro sp.)
203
   Species  x occidentale (S. Wats.) S. Wats. (pro sp.)
common name: duncecap larkspur
204
   Species  x pavonaceum Ewan (pro sp.)
common name: peacock larkspur
205
   Species  xantholeucum Piper
common name: yellow white larkspur
206
   Species  xylorrhizum Rydb.
syn. Delphinium andersonii
207
   Species  zalil Aitch. & Hemsley
common name: zalil

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