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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Fagus


Hierarchical position of the Genus Fagus

   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  Hamamelididae Takht.
pub. 1967
   SuperOrdo  Juglandanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Fagales Engl.
pub. 1892
   Familia  Fagaceae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 11, 12. 1829.
common name: Oaks
   Subfamilia  Fagoideae K. Koch
pub. Dendrologie 2(2): 16. Nov 1873.
   Tribus  Fageae Rchb.
pub. Fl. Germ. Excurs. 1(2): 175. Jan-Apr 1831.
   Genus  Fagus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: beech

Named members of the Genus Fagus

   Species  americana Sweet
syn. Fagus grandifolia
   Species  ferruginea Aiton
syn. Fagus grandifolia
   Species  grandifolia Ehrh.
common name: American beech
   Varietas  caroliniana (Loud.) Fern. & Rehd.
syn. Fagus grandifolia
   Subspecies  heterophylla Camp
syn. Fagus grandifolia
   Species  sylvatica L.
common name: beech
   Varietas  atropunicea Weston
syn. Fagus sylvatica

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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