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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Melaleuca


Hierarchical position of the Genus Melaleuca

   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.
   Subordo  Myrtineae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 616, 617, 1092, 1128. Jun 1835.
   Familia  Myrtaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 322. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Myrtles
   Tribus  Melaleuceae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 712. Jun 1835.
   Subtribus  Melaleucinae DC.
pub. Prodr. 3: 210. mid Mar 1828.
   Genus  Melaleuca L.
pub. (1767)
common name: melaleuca

Named members of the Genus Melaleuca

   Species  cajuputi Powell
common name: cajeput
   Species  leucadendra (L.) L.
common name: cajeput
   Species  leucadendron auct. non (L.) L.
syn. Melaleuca quinquenervia
common name: cajeput, cajeput
   Species  linariifolia Sm.
common name: cajeput
   Species  quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake
common name: punktree

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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