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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Maytenus

white cinnamon

Hierarchical position of the Genus Maytenus

   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  Celastranae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 371. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Celastrales Baskerville
pub. Aff. Pl.: 104. 1839.
   Subordo  Celastrineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 462. 15 Nov 1895.
   Familia  Celastraceae R. Br. in Flinders
pub. Voy. Terra Austr. 2: 554. 19 Jul 1814.
common name: Bittersweets
   Genus  Maytenus Molina
common name: mayten

Named members of the Genus Maytenus

   Species  cymosa Krug & Urban
common name: Caribbean mayten
   Species  elliptica (Lam.) Krug & Urban ex Duss.
syn. Maytenus laevigata
   Species  elongata (Urban) Britt.
common name: Puerto Rico mayten
   Species  laevigata (Vahl) Griseb. ex Eggers
common name: white cinnamon
   Species  phyllanthoides Benth.
   Varietas  ovalifolia Loes.
syn. Maytenus phyllanthoides
   Species  ponceana Britt.
common name: ponce mayten
   Species  texana Lundell
syn. Maytenus phyllanthoides

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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