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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Pereskia

rose cactus

Hierarchical position of the Genus Pereskia

   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  Caryophyllidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Caryophyllanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Caryophyllales Perleb
pub. 1826
   Subordo  Cactineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 462. 15 Nov 1895.
   Familia  Cactaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 310. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Cactus
   Subfamilia  Pereskioideae Engelm. in W.H. Brewer & S. Watson
pub. Bot. Calif. 1: 243. 1876.
   Tribus  Pereskieae Rchb.
pub. Fl. Germ. Excurs. 2(2): 561. 1832.
   Genus  Pereskia Mill.
pub. (1754)
common name: pereskia

Named members of the Genus Pereskia

   Species  aculeata P. Mill.
   Varietas  godseffiana (hort. ex Gard. Chron.) Backeberg & F.M.
syn. Pereskia aculeata
   Species  grandifolia Haw.
common name: rose cactus
   Species  pereskia (L.) Karst.
syn. Pereskia aculeata

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

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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