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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Eustoma

prairie gentian

Hierarchical position of the Genus Eustoma

   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  Gentiananae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Gentianales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 19. 17 Sep 1833.
   Subordo  Gentianineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 463. 15 Nov 1895.
   Familia  Gentianaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 141. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Gentians
   Genus  Eustoma Salisb.
common name: prairie gentian

Named members of the Genus Eustoma

   Species  barkleyi Standl. ex Shinners
syn. Eustoma exaltatum ssp. exaltatum
   Species  exaltatum (L.) Salisb. ex G. Don
   Subspecies  exaltatum
common name: catchfly prairie gentian
   Subspecies  russellianum (Hook) Kartesz, comb. nov. ined.
common name: showy prairie gentian
   Species  grandiflorum (Raf.) Shinners
syn. Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum
common name: prairie gentian, bluebell
   Species  russellianum (Hook.) G. Don
syn. Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum

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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