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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Gaultheria

Miquel berry
Miquel's spicy wintergreen
alpine spicywintergreen
creeping snowberry
mountain tea
partridge berry
shallon berry
wintergreen berry

Hierarchical position of the Genus Gaultheria

   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  Ericanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 221. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Ericales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 28. 1829.
   Subordo  Ericineae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 901, 937, 938, 1108. Jun 1835.
   Familia  Ericaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 159. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Heaths, Heathers
   Tribus  Gaultherieae Nied.
pub. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 11: 145. 18 Jun 1889.
   Genus  Gaultheria L.
pub. (1753)
common name: snowberry

Named members of the Genus Gaultheria

   Species  hispidula (L.) Muhl. ex Bigelow
common name: creeping snowberry
   Species  humifusa (Graham) Rydb.
common name: alpine spicywintergreen
   Species  miqueliana Takeda
common name: Miquel's spicy wintergreen, Miquel berry
   Species  ovatifolia Gray
common name: western teaberry, mountain checkerberry
   Species  procumbens L.
common name: eastern teaberry, checkerberry, boxberry, partridge berry, wintergreen berry, teaberry, mountain tea
   Species  shallon Pursh
common name: salal, shallon berry

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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