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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Petunia


Hierarchical position of the Genus Petunia

   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  Solananae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Solanales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 20. 1829.
common name: Polemoniales
   Subordo  Solanineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 180. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Solanaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 124. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Potatos, tomato, peppers
   Tribus  Petunieae Horan.
pub. Char. Ess. Fam.: 123. 1847.
   Genus  Petunia Juss.
pub. (1803)
common name: petunia

Named members of the Genus Petunia

   Species  axillaris (Lam.) B.S.P.
common name: large white petunia
   Species  integrifolia (Hook.) Schinz & Thellung
common name: violet flower petunia
   Species  parviflora Juss.
syn. Calibrachoa parviflora
   Species  violacea Lindl.
syn. Petunia integrifolia
   Species  x atkinsiana D. Don ex Loud.
   Species  x hybrida Vilm.
syn. Petunia ´┐Żatkinsiana
common name: petunia

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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