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[ Machaeranthera ] [ Machaerina ] [ Machaerium ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Machaerina


Hierarchical position of the Genus Machaerina

   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  Cyperales Hutch.
pub. Fam. Fl. Pl. 2: 16, 193. 1934.
   Familia  Cyperaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 26. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Sedges
   Genus  Machaerina Vahl
common name: twigrush

Named members of the Genus Machaerina

   Species  angustifolia (Gaud.) T. Koyama
common name: Polynesian twigrush
   Species  falcata (Nees) Koyama
common name: twigrush
   Species  gahniiformis (Gaud.) J. Kern
syn. Gahnia gahniiformis
   Species  mariscoides (Gaud.) J. Kern
   Subspecies  meyenii (Kunth) T. Koyama
common name: Meyen's twigrush
   Species  restioides (Sw.) Vahl
common name: forest twigrush

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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