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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Genista

Madeira Dyer's greenweed
dyer's greenwood

Hierarchical position of the Genus Genista

   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  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Fabanae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
   Ordo  Fabales Bromhead
pub. Edinburgh New Philos. J. 25: 126. Jul 1838.
common name: legumes
   Familia  Fabaceae Lindl.
pub. Intr. Nat. Syst. Bot., ed. 2: 148. Jul 1836.
common name: Leguminosae
   Subfamilia  Genistoideae F. Schwarz
pub. Forstl. Bot.: 347. Oct 1891.
   Tribus  Genisteae (Bronn) Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 98. 1827.
   Subtribus  Genistinae Bronn
pub. Form. Pl. Legumin.: 78, 127, 130. 1822.
   Genus  Genista L.
pub. (1753)
common name: broom

Named members of the Genus Genista

   Species  canariensis L.
common name: Canary broom
   Species  linifolia L.
common name: Mediterranean broom
   Species  maderensis (Webb & Berth.) Lowe
common name: Madeira Dyer's greenweed
   Species  monspessulana (L.) L. Johnson
common name: French broom
   Species  stenopetala Webb & Berth.
common name: leafy broom
   Species  tinctoria L.
common name: dyer's broom, dyer's greenwood, woadwaxen, summer broom

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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