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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Echium

pride of Madeira
salvation jane
viper's bugloss

Hierarchical position of the Genus Echium

   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  Boraginineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 192. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Boraginaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 128. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Borages
   Subfamilia  Echioideae Burmeist.
pub. Handb. Naturgesch.: 272. 1837.
   Tribus  Echieae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 42. 1827.
   Subtribus  Echiinae DC.
pub. Prodr. 9: 467. 1 Jan 1845.
   Genus  Echium L.
pub. (1753)
common name: viper's bugloss

Named members of the Genus Echium

   Species  australe Lam.
syn. Echium creticum
   Species  candicans L. f.
common name: pride of Madeira
   Species  coincyanum Lacaita
common name: smallstamen viper's bugloss
   Species  creticum L.
common name: Cretan viper's bugloss
   Species  fastuosum auct. non Ait.
syn. Echium candicans
common name: pride of Madeira
   Species  italicum L.
common name: Italian viper's bugloss
   Species  lycopsis L. p.p.
syn. Echium plantagineum
common name: viper's bugloss
   Species  menziesii Lehm.
syn. Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii
   Species  plantagineum L.
common name: salvation jane
   Species  pustulatum Sibthorp & Sm.
common name: bluedevil
   Species  vulgare L.
common name: viper's bugloss
   Varietas  pustulatum (Sibthorp & Sm.) Coincy
syn. Echium pustulatum

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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