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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Nelumbo


Hierarchical position of the Genus Nelumbo

   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  Piperopsida Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 78, 83. Sep 1830.
   Subclassis  Nelumbonidae Takht.
pub. 1997
   SuperOrdo  Nelumbonanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Nelumbonales Willk. & Lange
pub. Prodr. Fl. Hispan. 1: xxx. 1861.
   Familia  Nelumbonaceae (DC.) Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 53. 1829.
common name: Lotus-lily, water lotus
   Subfamilia  Nelumbonoideae (DC.) Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 96. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Nelumboneae DC.
pub. Syst. Nat. 2: 43. late Mai 1821.
   Genus  Nelumbo Adans.
pub. (1763)
common name: lotus

Named members of the Genus Nelumbo

   Species  lutea Willd.
common name: American lotus
   Species  nucifera Gaertn.
common name: sacred lotus
   Species  pentapetala sensu Fern., non Nymphaea pentaphylla Wa
syn. Nelumbo lutea
   Species  speciosa Willd.
syn. Nelumbo nucifera

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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