Melampyrum
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Melampyrum

narrowleaf cowwheat

Hierarchical position of the Genus Melampyrum

   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  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
  
   SuperOrdo  Lamianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 405. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Lamiales Bromhead
pub. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 2, 2: 210. Apr 1838.
  
   Familia  Orobanchaceae Vent.
pub. Tabl. Règne Vég. 2: 292. 5 Mai 1799.
common name: Broomrapes
  
   Tribus  Melampyreae (Rich. ex Hook. & Lindl.) Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 32. 1827.
   Subtribus  Melampyrinae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 32. 1827.
   Genus  Melampyrum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: cowwheat

Named members of the Genus Melampyrum

1
   Species  latifolium (Bart.) Muhl. ex Britt.
syn. Melampyrum lineare var. latifolium
2
   Species  lineare Desr.
 
3
   Varietas  americanum (Michx.) Beauverd
syn. Melampyrum lineare var. lineare
4
   Varietas  latifolium Bart.
common name: narrowleaf cowwheat
5
   Varietas  lineare
common name: narrowleaf cowwheat
6
   Varietas  pectinatum (Pennell) Fern.
common name: narrowleaf cowwheat

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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