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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Eruca

Italian cress

Hierarchical position of the Genus Eruca

   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  Capparanae Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 3. 1994.
   Ordo  Capparales Hutch.
pub. Bull. Misc. Inform. 1924: 122. 29 Mai 1924.
   Subordo  Capparineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 121. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Brassicaceae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 854, 1093, 1123. Jun 1835, nom. cons.
common name: Cruciferae
   Familia  Cruciferae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 237. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
   Genus  Eruca Mill.
common name: rocketsalad

Named members of the Genus Eruca

   Species  eruca (L.) Aschers. & Graebn.
syn. Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa
   Species  sativa P. Mill.
syn. Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa
common name: rocket, rocola  (Italian), roquette  (French), arugula
   Species  vesicaria (L.) Cav.   
   Subspecies  sativa (P. Mill.) Thellung
common name: rocketsalad, rocket, roquette, arugula, Italian cress

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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