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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Ferula

devil's dung

Hierarchical position of the Genus Ferula

   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  Cornidae Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 4. 1994.
   SuperOrdo  Aralianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 357. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Araliales Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 72. 29 Apr 1996.
   Familia  Apiaceae Lindl.
pub. Intr. Nat. Syst. Bot., ed. 2: 21. Jul 1836.
common name: Umbelliferae
   Tribus  Feruleae Caruel in Parl.
pub. Fl. Ital. 8: 232. Mar 1889.
   Subtribus  Ferulinae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 164. Mai 1898.
   Genus  Ferula L.
pub. (1753)
common name: ferula

Named members of the Genus Ferula

   Species  assa-foetida L.
common name: asafetida, asafoetida, devil's dung
   Species  foetida (Bunge) Regel
syn. Ferula assa-foetida
common name: asafoetida, devil's dung
   Species  galbaniflua Boiss. & Buhse
syn. Ferula gummosa
   Species  gummosa Boiss.
common name: galbanum
   Species  macrocarpa Hook. & Arn.
syn. Lomatium macrocarpum
   Species  narthex Boiss.
common name: ferula

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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