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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Gnetum


Hierarchical position of the Genus Gnetum

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Pinophyta Cronquist
syn. Coniferophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: conifers, gymnosperms
   Subdivisio  Gnetophytina Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 69. 29 Apr 1996.
   Classis  Gnetopsida Thom�
pub. Fl. Deutschl. 1: 55. 1886.
   Subclassis  Gnetidae Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 69. 29 Apr 1996.
   Ordo  Gnetales Luerss.
pub. Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 79. Jul 1879.
   Familia  Gnetaceae Lindl.
pub. Edwards's Bot. Reg. 20: ad t. 1686. 1 Jul 1834, nom. cons.
common name: gnetums
   Subfamilia  Gnetoideae J. Williams
pub. Man. Bot., ed. 3: 531. 1855.
   Tribus  Gneteae (Lindl.) Le Maout & Decne.
pub. Trait� G�n. Bot.: 539. Jan-Apr 1868.
   Genus  Gnetum L.
pub. (1767)
common name: jointfir, lianas

Named members of the Genus Gnetum

   Species  africanum Welw.
common name: African jointfir
   Species  buchholzianum Engler
common name: jointfir
   Species  gnemon L.
common name: buko

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.


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