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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Moringa

horseradish tree

Hierarchical position of the Genus Moringa

   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  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Capparanae Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 3. 1994.
   Ordo  Moringales Nakai
pub. Chosakuronbun Mokuroku: 240. 20 Jul 1943.
   Subordo  Moringineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 123. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Moringaceae R. Br. ex Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 43, 48. 1829, nom. cons.
   Tribus  Moringeae Horan.
pub. Prim. Lin. Syst. Nat.: 87. Jul-Dec 1834.
   Genus  Moringa Rheede ex Adans.
pub. (1763)
common name: moringa

Named members of the Genus Moringa

   Species  moringa (L.) Millsp.
syn. Moringa oleifera
   Species  oleifera Lam.
common name: horseradish tree
   Species  pterygosperma Gaertner
syn. Moringa oleifera

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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