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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Echinops


Hierarchical position of the Genus Echinops

   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  Asteridae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 405. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Asteranae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 451. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Asterales Lindl.
pub. 1833
   Familia  Asteraceae Dumort.
pub. Comment. Bot.: 55. Nov-Dec 1822.
common name: Sunflowers
   Subfamilia  Echinopsoideae (Cass.) Lindl. in Loud.
pub. Encycl. Pl.: 1074. 1829.
   Tribus  Echinopseae Cass.
pub. J. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 157. Feb 1819.
   Subtribus  Echinopsinae (Cass.) Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 32. 1829.
   Genus  Echinops L.
pub. (1753)
common name: globethistle

Named members of the Genus Echinops

   Species  commutatus Juratzka
syn. Echinops exaltatus
   Species  exaltatus Schrad.
common name: tall globethistle, Russian globethistle
   Species  fruticosus L.
syn. Rolandra fruticosa
   Species  rito L.
common name: globethistle
   Subspecies  ruthenicus (Bieb.) Nyman
common name: southern globethistle
   Species  ruthenicus Bieb.
syn. Echinops rito ssp. ruthenicus
   Species  sphaerocephalus L.
common name: great globethistle

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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