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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Hedychium

garland lily

Hierarchical position of the Genus Hedychium

   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  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Zingiberidae Cronquist
pub. 1978
   SuperOrdo  Zingiberanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
   Ordo  Zingiberales Griseb.
pub. Grundr. Syst. Bot.: 167. Jan-Jun 1854.
   Familia  Zingiberaceae Lindl.
pub. Key Bot.: 69. 15-30 Sep 1835, nom. cons.
common name: Gingers
   Subfamilia  Hedychioideae Horan. ex Leurss.
pub. Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 452. Jan 1880.
   Tribus  Hedychieae Petersen in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam. II, 6: 18. Oct 1888.
   Genus  Hedychium J. K�nig
pub. (1783)
common name: garland lily

Named members of the Genus Hedychium

   Species  coronarium Koenig
common name: white garland lily
   Species  flavescens Carey ex Roscoe
common name: cream garland lily
   Species  flavum auct. non Roxb.
syn. Hedychium flavescens
   Species  gardnerianum Shepard ex Ker-Gawl.
common name: Kahila garland lily

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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