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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Helicteres


Hierarchical position of the Genus Helicteres

   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  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Malvanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 242. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Malvales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 43. 1829.
   Subordo  Malvineae Rchb.
pub. Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch: lxxxi. Jul 1841.
   Familia  Sterculiaceae (DC.) Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 225, 340. Sep 1830, nom. cons.
common name: Cacaoss
   Subfamilia  Helicteroideae (Schott & Endl.) Meisn.
pub. Pl. Vasc. Gen.: Tab. Diagn. 29, Comm. 25. 26 Mar-1 Apr 1837.
   Tribus  Helictereae Schott & Endl.
pub. Melet. Bot.: 30. 1832.
   Subtribus  Helicterinae Endl.
pub. Ench. Bot.: 515. 15-21 Aug 1841.
   Genus  Helicteres L.
pub. (1753)
common name: helicteres

Named members of the Genus Helicteres

   Species  apetala Jacq.
syn. Sterculia apetala
   Species  jamaicensis Jacq.
common name: screwtree

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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