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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Empetrum


Hierarchical position of the Genus Empetrum

   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  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Ericanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 221. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Ericales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 28. 1829.
   Subordo  Ericineae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 901, 937, 938, 1108. Jun 1835.
   Familia  Ericaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 159. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Heaths, Heathers
   Subfamilia  Empetroideae Nutt. ex Sweet
pub. Hort. Brit.: 491. Sep-Oct 1826.
   Tribus  Empetreae Horan.
pub. Char. Ess. Fam.: 109. 1847.
   Genus  Empetrum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: crowberry

Named members of the Genus Empetrum

   Species  atropurpureum Fern. & Wieg.
syn. Empetrum eamesii ssp. atropurpureum
   Species  eamesii Fern. & Wieg.
   Subspecies  atropurpureum (Fern. & Wieg.) D. L�ve
common name: purple crowberry
   Subspecies  hermaphroditum (Lange ex Hagerup) D. L�ve
syn. Empetrum nigrum ssp. hermaphroditum
   Species  hermaphroditum Lange ex Hagerup
syn. Empetrum nigrum ssp. hermaphroditum
common name: mountain crowberry
   Species  nigrum L.
common name: black crowberry
   Varietas  atropurpureum (Fern. & Wieg.) Boivin
syn. Empetrum eamesii ssp. atropurpureum
   Subspecies  hermaphroditum (Lange ex Hagerup) B�cher
common name: black crowberry
   Subspecies  nigrum
common name: black crowberry
   Varietas  purpureum (Raf.) A. DC.
syn. Empetrum eamesii ssp. atropurpureum
common name: purple crowberry
   Species  rubrum Vahl
common name: South American crowberry
   Varietas  atropurpureum (Fern. & Wieg.) R. Good
syn. Empetrum eamesii ssp. atropurpureum

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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