Phytolacca
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Phytolacca

bear grape
coakum
inkberry
pigeonberry
pokan
poke
pokeberry
pokeweed
red inkplant
redweed

Hierarchical position of the Genus Phytolacca

   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  Phytolaccineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 112. Mai 1898.
  
   Familia  Phytolaccaceae R. Br. in Tuckey
pub. Narr. Exped. Zaire: 454. 5 Mar 1818.
common name: Pokeberries
  
   Subfamilia  Phytolaccoideae Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 125. 9 Mar 1832.
  
   Tribus  Phytolacceae (R. Br.) Duby
pub. Bot. Gall. 1: 399. 12-14 Apr 1828.
  
   Genus  Phytolacca L.
pub. (1753)
common name: pokeweed
  

Named members of the Genus Phytolacca

1
   Species  acinosa sensu Pope
syn. Phytolacca octandra
2
   Species  americana L.
common name: pokeweed, pokeberry, pigeonberry, pokan, coakum, inkberry, redweed, bear grape, pigeonberry, poke
  
 
3
   Varietas  americana
common name: American pokeweed
4
   Varietas  rigida (Small) Caulkins & Wyatt
common name: American pokeweed
5
   Species  bogotensis Kunth
6
   Species  brachystachys Moq.
syn. Phytolacca sandwicensis
7
   Species  decandra L.
syn. Phytolacca americana var. americana
common name: pokeweed
  
8
   Species  dodecandra L'Her.
common name: pokeweed
9
   Species  heteropetala H. Walt.
common name: Mexican pokeweed
10
   Species  icosandra L.
11
   Species  octandra L.
common name: red inkplant
12
   Species  rigida Small
syn. Phytolacca americana var. rigida
13
   Species  rivinoides Kunth & Bouch´┐Ż
common name: Venezuelan pokeweed
14
   Species  sandwicensis Endl.
 
15
   Varietas  puberulenta (O. Deg.) St. John
syn. Phytolacca sandwicensis

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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