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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Panax


Hierarchical position of the Genus Panax

   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  Cornidae Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 4. 1994.
   SuperOrdo  Aralianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 357. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Araliales Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 72. 29 Apr 1996.
   Familia  Araliaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 217. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Ginsengs
   Subfamilia  Panacoideae Leurss.
pub. Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 788. Aug 1881.
   Tribus  Panaceae Hook.f. in Le Maout & Decne.
pub. General Syst. Bot.: 474. 25 Apr 1873.
   Genus  Panax L.
pub. (1753)
common name: ginseng

Named members of the Genus Panax

   Species  ginseng C. Meyer
common name: Chinese ginseng, ren shen  (Chinese)
   Species  pseudoginseng Wallich
common name: ginseng
   Subspecies  japonicus (C. Meyer) H. Hara
common name: Japanese ginseng
   Subspecies  pseudoginseng
common name: ginseng
   Species  quinquefolius L.
common name: American ginseng
   Species  repens Maxim.
syn. Panax pseudoginseng ssp. japonicus
   Species  schinseng Nees
syn. Panax ginseng
common name: Asiatic ginseng
   Species  trifolius L.
common name: dwarf ginseng

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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