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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Dichondra


Hierarchical position of the Genus Dichondra

   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  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
   SuperOrdo  Solananae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Solanales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 20. 1829.
common name: Polemoniales
   Subordo  Convolvulineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 175. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Convolvulaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 132. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Morning-glories
   Subfamilia  Dichondroideae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 652. Jan 1839.
   Tribus  Dichondreae Choisy ex G. Don
pub. Gen. Hist. 4: 253, 302. 1837-8 Apr 1838.
   Genus  Dichondra J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.
pub. (1775)
common name: ponysfoot

Named members of the Genus Dichondra

   Species  argentea Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
common name: silver ponysfoot
   Species  brachypoda Woot. & Standl.
common name: New Mexico ponysfoot
   Species  carolinensis Michx.
common name: Carolina ponysfoot
   Species  donnelliana Tharp & M.C. Johnston
common name: California ponysfoot
   Species  micrantha Urban
common name: Asian ponysfoot
   Species  occidentalis House
common name: western ponysfoot
   Species  recurvata Tharp & M.C. Johnston
common name: oakwoods ponysfoot
   Species  repens J.R. Forst.
   Varietas  carolinensis (Michx.) Choisy
syn. Dichondra carolinensis
   Varietas  sericea (Sw.) Choisy
syn. Dichondra sericea
   Species  sericea Sw.
common name: silverleaf ponysfoot

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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