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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Hygrophila


Hierarchical position of the Genus Hygrophila

   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  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
   SuperOrdo  Lamianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 405. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Lamiales Bromhead
pub. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 2, 2: 210. Apr 1838.
   Subordo  Acanthineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 186. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Acanthaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 102. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Acanthus
   Tribus  Hygrophileae (Nees) Nees in Mart.
pub. Fl. Bras. 9: 7, 19. 1 Jun 1847.
   Subtribus  Hygrophilinae Nees in Wall.
pub. Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 75. 15 Aug 1832.
   Genus  Hygrophila R. Br.
pub. (1810)
common name: swampweed

Named members of the Genus Hygrophila

   Species  brasiliensis (Spreng.) Lindau
syn. Hygrophila costata
   Species  corymbosa (Blume) Lindau
common name: starhorn
   Species  costata Nees
common name: yerba de hicotea  (Mexico)
   Species  lacustris (Schlecht. & Cham.) Nees
common name: gulf swampweed
   Species  polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anders.
common name: Indian swampweed
   Species  portoricensis Nees
syn. Hygrophila costata
   Species  triflora (Roxburg) F.R. Fosberg & M.-H. Sachet
common name: hygrophila

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 November 01, 2004   


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