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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Guarea

American muskwood

Hierarchical position of the Genus Guarea

   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  Rutanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 311. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Rutales Perleb
pub. Lehrb. Naturgesch. Pflanzenr.: 324. Sep-Oct 1826.
   Familia  Meliaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 263. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Mahoganys
   Subtribus  Guareinae Harms in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam., III, 4: 289. Jul 1896.
   Genus  Guarea F. Allam. ex L.
pub. (1771)
common name: guarea

Named members of the Genus Guarea

   Species  glabra Vahl
common name: alligatorwood
   Species  guara (Jacq.) P. Wilson
syn. Guarea guidonia
   Species  guidonia (L.) Sleumer
common name: American muskwood
   Species  ramiflora Vent.
syn. Guarea glabra
   Species  trichilioides L.
syn. Guarea guidonia

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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