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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Digitalis


Hierarchical position of the Genus Digitalis

   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  Lamianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 405. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Lamiales Bromhead
pub. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 2, 2: 210. Apr 1838.
   Familia  Veronicaceae Durande
pub. Notions El�m. Bot.: 264. 1782.
   Subfamilia  Digitalidoideae (Dumort.) Leurss.
pub. Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 994. Sep 1882.
   Tribus  Digitalideae (Dumort.) Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 24. 1829.
   Subtribus  Digitalidinae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 36. 1827.
   Genus  Digitalis L.
pub. (1753)
common name: foxglove

Named members of the Genus Digitalis

   Species  ambigua Murr.
syn. Digitalis grandiflora
   Species  ferruginea L.
common name: rusty foxglove
   Species  grandiflora P. Mill.
common name: yellow foxglove
   Species  lanata Ehrh.
common name: Grecian foxglove, wooly foxglove
   Species  lutea L.
common name: straw foxglove, yellow foxglove
   Species  orientalis P. Mill.
syn. Digitalis grandiflora
   Species  purpurea L.
common name: foxglove
   Varietas  alba hort.
common name: purple foxglove
   Varietas  purpurea
common name: purple foxglove

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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