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[ Nepenthes ] [ Nepeta ] [ Nephelaphyllum ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Nepeta


Hierarchical position of the Genus Nepeta

   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.
   Subordo  Lamiineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 464. 15 Nov 1895.
   Familia  Lamiaceae Lindl.
pub. Intr. Nat. Syst. Bot., ed. 2: 275. Jul 1836.
common name: Labiatae
   Subfamilia  Nepetoideae Kostel.
pub. Allg. Med.-Pharm. Fl. 3: 752. Apr-Dec 1834.
   Tribus  Nepeteae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 47. 1827.
   Subtribus  Nepetinae Coss. & Germ.
pub. Fl. Desc. Anal. Paris: 311, 324. 22 Feb 1845.
   Genus  Nepeta L.
pub. (1753)
common name: catnip, catmint

Named members of the Genus Nepeta

   Species  cataria L.
common name: catnip
   Species  grandiflora Bieb.
common name: Caucasus catmint
   Species  hederacea (L.) Trevisan
syn. Glechoma hederacea
   Species  mussinii Henckel
common name: Persian catmint, mauve catmint
   Species  racemosa Lam.
common name: raceme catnip

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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