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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Medinilla


Hierarchical position of the Genus Medinilla

   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  Melastomataceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 328. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Melastomes
   Tribus  Medinilleae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 1: 727, 732. Sep 1867.
   Subtribus  Medinillinae Baill.
pub. Hist. Pl. 7: 31. Dec 1877.
   Genus  Medinilla Gaudich.
pub. (1830)
common name: medinilla

Named members of the Genus Medinilla

   Species  cummingii Naud.
   Species  magnifica Lindl.
   Species  venosa (Blume) Blume
common name: holdtight

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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