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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Gesneria

yerba parrera

Hierarchical position of the Genus Gesneria

   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  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
   SuperOrdo  Lamianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 405. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Lamiales Bromhead
pub. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 2, 2: 210. Apr 1838.
   Familia  Gesneriaceae Dumort.
pub. Comment. Bot.: 57. Nov-Dec 1822.
common name: Gesnerias
   Subfamilia  Gesnerioideae Link
pub. Handbuch 1: 505. Jan-Aug 1829.
   Tribus  Gesnerieae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 30. 1829.
   Subtribus  Gesneriinae J. Hanst.
pub. Linnaea 26: 198, 199. Apr 1854.
   Genus  Gesneria L.
pub. (1753)
common name: gesneria

Named members of the Genus Gesneria

   Species  citrina Urban
common name: yerba Puerto Rico de cueva  (Mexico)
   Species  cuneifolia (DC.) Fritsch
common name: yerba parrera
   Species  pauciflora Urban
common name: yerba maricao de cueva  (Mexico)
   Species  pedunculosa (DC.) Fritsch
common name: arbol de Navidad  (Mexico)
   Species  reticulata (Griseb.) Urban
common name: yerba neto hoja de cueva  (Mexico)
   Species  sintenisii Urban
syn. Gesneria viridiflora ssp. sintenisii
   Species  viridiflora (Dcne.) Kuntze
   Subspecies  sintenisii (Urban) L. Skog
common name: grassflower

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

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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