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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Fothergilla

large fothergilla

Hierarchical position of the Genus Fothergilla

   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  Hamamelidanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 113. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Hamamelidales Griseb.
pub. Grundr. Syst. Bot.: 127. Jan-Jun 1854.
   Familia  Hamamelidaceae R. Br. in Abel
pub. Narr. Journey China: 374. Aug 1818.
common name: Witch-Hazels
   Subfamilia  Fothergilloideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 733, 1133. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Fothergilleae DC.
pub. Prodr. 4: 269. late Sep 1830.
   Subtribus  Fothergillinae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 804. Jun 1839.
   Genus  Fothergilla L.
pub. (1774)
common name: witchalder

Named members of the Genus Fothergilla

   Species  gardenii L.
common name: dwarf witchalder
   Species  major (Sims) Lodd.
common name: mountain witchalder, large fothergilla
   Species  parvifolia Kearney
syn. Fothergilla gardenii

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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