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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Epiphyllum


Hierarchical position of the Genus Epiphyllum

   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  Caryophyllidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Caryophyllanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Caryophyllales Perleb
pub. 1826
   Subordo  Cactineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 462. 15 Nov 1895.
   Familia  Cactaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 310. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Cactus
   Genus  Epiphyllum Haw.
common name: climbing cactus

Named members of the Genus Epiphyllum

   Species  hookeri (Link & Otto) Haw.
syn. Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. hookeri
   Species  oxypetalum (DC.) Haw.
common name: Dutchman's pipe cactus
   Species  phyllanthus (L.) Haw.
   Varietas  hookeri (Haw.) Kimn.
common name: climbing cactus
   Species  truncatum Haw.
syn. Schlumbergera truncata

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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