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[ Lecticula ] [ Lecythis ] [ Lecythopsis ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Lecythis

paradise nut

Hierarchical position of the Genus Lecythis

   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  Lecythidanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Lecythidales Cronquist
pub. Bull. Jard. Bot. Bruxelles 27: 23. 31 Mar 1957.
   Familia  Lecythidaceae Poit.
pub. M�m. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 143. Mar 1825.
common name: Brazil-Nuts
   Subfamilia  Lecythidoideae (DC.) Beilschm.
pub. Flora (Bieb.) 16(2): 98, 108. 14 Jun 1833.
   Tribus  Lecythideae DC.
pub. Linnaea 2: 505. Jul 1827.
   Subtribus  Lecythidinae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 1: 695. 19 Oct 1865.
   Genus  Lecythis Loefl.
pub. (1758)
common name: lecythis

Named members of the Genus Lecythis

   Species  elliptica Kunth
syn. Lecythis minor
   Species  minor Jacq.
common name: lecythis
   Species  ollaria Loefl.
common name: lecythis
   Species  zabucajo Aublet
common name: paradise nut

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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