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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Imperata


Hierarchical position of the Genus Imperata

   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  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
   SuperOrdo  Juncanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 510. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Poales Small
pub. Fl. S.E. U.S.: 48. 1903.
   Familia  Poaceae (R. Br.) Barnh.
pub. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 7. 15 Jan 1895, nom. cons.
common name: Gramineae
   Tribus  Imperateae Godr. & Gren. in Gren. & Godr.
pub. Fl. France 3: 434, 471. 1855.
   Genus  Imperata Cirillo
pub. (1792)
common name: satintail

Named members of the Genus Imperata

   Species  arundinacea Cirillo
syn. Imperata cylindrica
   Species  brasiliensis Trin.
common name: Brazilian satintail
   Species  brevifolia Vasey
common name: California satintail
   Species  contracta (Kunth) A.S. Hitchc.
common name: guayanilla
   Species  cylindrica (L.) Beauv.
common name: cogongrass
   Species  hookeri (Rupr. ex Anderss.) Rupr. ex Hack.
syn. Imperata brevifolia

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 November 01, 2004   


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