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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Hamamelis


Hierarchical position of the Genus Hamamelis

   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  Hamamelididae Takht.
pub. 1967
   SuperOrdo  Hamamelidanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 113. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Hamamelidales Griseb.
pub. Grundr. Syst. Bot.: 127. Jan-Jun 1854.
   Familia  Hamamelidaceae R. Br. in Abel
pub. Narr. Journey China: 374. Aug 1818.
common name: Witch-Hazels
   Subfamilia  Hamamelidoideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 733, 1132. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Hamamelideae DC.
pub. Prodr. 4: 268. late Sep 1830.
   Subtribus  Hamamelidinae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 803. Jun 1839.
   Genus  Hamamelis L.
pub. (1753)
common name: witchhazel

Named members of the Genus Hamamelis

   Species  macrophylla Pursh
syn. Hamamelis virginiana
   Species  vernalis Sarg.   
   Varietas  tomentella (Rehd.) Palmer
syn. Hamamelis vernalis
   Species  virginiana L.
common name: witchhazel
   Varietas  henryi Jenne
syn. Hamamelis virginiana
   Varietas  macrophylla (Pursh) Nutt.
syn. Hamamelis virginiana
   Varietas  parvifolia Nutt.
syn. Hamamelis virginiana

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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