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[ Phragmipedium ] [ Phragmites ] [ Phragmocarpidium ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Phragmites

reed grass
tall reed

Hierarchical position of the Genus Phragmites

   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  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
   SuperOrdo  Juncanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 510. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Poales Small
pub. Fl. S.E. U.S.: 48. 1903.
   Familia  Poaceae (R. Br.) Barnh.
pub. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 7. 15 Jan 1895, nom. cons.
common name: Gramineae
   Tribus  Phragmiteae Horan.
pub. Char. Ess. Fam.: 33. 1847.
   Genus  Phragmites Adans.
pub. (1763)
common name: reed

Named members of the Genus Phragmites

   Species  australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
common name: reed grass
   Varietas  berlandieri (Fourn.) C.F. Reed
syn. Phragmites australis
   Species  communis Trin.
common name: common reed grass
   Subspecies  berlandieri (Fourn.) A.& D. L�ve
syn. Phragmites australis
   Varietas  berlandieri (Fourn.) Fern.
syn. Phragmites australis
   Species  karka (Retz.) Trin. ex Steud.
common name: tall reed
   Species  phragmites (L.) Karst.
syn. Phragmites australis

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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