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[ Nelsonianthus ] [ Nelumbium ] [ Nelumbo ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Nelumbium

sacred bean of India
water chinkapin

Hierarchical position of the Genus Nelumbium

   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  Rutanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 311. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Sapindales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 43. 1829.
   Familia  Aceraceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 250. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Maples
   Genus  Nelumbium   

Named members of the Genus Nelumbium

   Species  luteum Willd.
syn. Nelumbo lutea
common name: yellow lotus, water chinkapin
   Species  nelumbo (L.) Druce
syn. Nelumbo nucifera
   Species  speciosum Willd.
syn. Nelumbo nucifera
common name: sacred bean of India, Egyptian lotus

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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