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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Epipactis


Hierarchical position of the Genus Epipactis

   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  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Liliidae J.H. Schaffn.
pub. Ohio Naturalist 11: 413. Dec 1911.
   SuperOrdo  Lilianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 473. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Orchidales Raf.
pub. Anal. Nat.: 197. Apr-Jul 1815.
   Subordo  Orchidineae Rchb.
pub. Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch: xxxviii. Jul 1841.
   Familia  Orchidaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 64. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Orchids
   Tribus  Epipactideae Endl.
pub. Fl. Poson.: 163. Mai 1830.
   Genus  Epipactis Zinn
pub. (1757)
common name: helleborine

Named members of the Genus Epipactis

   Species  atrorubens (O. Hoffmann) Bess.
common name: royal helleborine
   Species  gigantea Dougl. ex Hook.
common name: stream orchid
   Species  helleborine (L.) Crantz
common name: broadleaf helleborine
   Species  latifolia (L.) All.
syn. Epipactis helleborine
   Species  palustris (L.) Crantz
common name: marsh orchid
   Species  rubiginosa Gaud. ex W.D.J. Koch
syn. Epipactis atrorubens

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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