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[ Lageropyxis ] [ Lagerstroemia ] [ Lagetta ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Lagerstroemia

pride of India

Hierarchical position of the Genus Lagerstroemia

   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  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Myrtanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 295. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Myrtales Rchb.
pub. Bot. Damen: 475. 1828.
   Familia  Lythraceae J. St.-Hil.
pub. Expos. Fam. Nat. 2: 175. Feb-Apr 1805.
common name: Loosestrife
   Subfamilia  Lagerstroemioideae (DC.) Beilschm.
pub. Flora (Bieb.) 16(2): 99, 108. 14 Jun 1833.
   Tribus  Lagerstroemieae DC.
pub. Prodr. 3: 92. mid Mar 1828.
   Subtribus  Lagerstroemiinae Koehne
pub. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 1: 145. 30 Jul 1880.
   Genus  Lagerstroemia L.
pub. (1759)
common name: lagerstroemia

Named members of the Genus Lagerstroemia

   Species  indica L.
common name: crapemyrtle
   Species  speciosa (L.) Pers.
common name: pride of India

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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