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[ Phoenicoseris ] [ Phoenix ] [ Pholacilia ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Phoenix

date palm

Hierarchical position of the Genus Phoenix

   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  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Arecidae Takht.
pub. 1967
   SuperOrdo  Arecanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 525. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Arecales Bromhead
pub. 1840
   Familia  Arecaceae Schultz Sch.
pub. Nat. Syst. Pflanzenr.: 317. 1832, nom. cons.
common name: Palmae, palms
   Tribus  Phoeniceae J. Presl
pub. Wsobecny Rostl. 2: 1609, 1614. 1846.
   Subtribus  Phoenicinae Mart. ex Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 253. Oct 1837.
   Genus  Phoenix L.
pub. (1753)
common name: date palm

Named members of the Genus Phoenix

   Species  canariensis hort. ex Chabaud
common name: Canary Island date palm
   Species  dactylifera L.
common name: date palm
   Species  loureirii Kunth
common name: Loureir's date palm
   Species  reclinata Jacq.
common name: Senegal date palm
   Species  roebelenii O'Brien
common name: pygmy date palm
   Species  sylvestris (L.) Roxb.
common name: wild date palm

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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