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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Pimenta

bay rum tree
black cinnamon

Hierarchical position of the Genus Pimenta

   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  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Myrtanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 295. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Myrtales Rchb.
pub. Bot. Damen: 475. 1828.
   Subordo  Myrtineae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 616, 617, 1092, 1128. Jun 1835.
   Familia  Myrtaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 322. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Myrtles
   Subtribus  Pimentinae O. Berg
pub. Linnaea 27: 4. Nov 1855 .
   Genus  Pimenta Lindl.
pub. (1821)
common name: pimenta

Named members of the Genus Pimenta

   Species  acris (Sw.) Kostel.
syn. Pimenta racemosa
common name: bay rum tree, black cinnamon
   Species  dioica (L.) Merr.
common name: allspice
   Species  officinalis Lindley
syn. Pimenta dioica
common name: allspice
   Species  pimenta (L.) Karst.
syn. Pimenta dioica
   Species  racemosa (P. Mill.) J.W. Moore
   Varietas  grisea (Kiaersk.) Fosberg
common name: bayrumtree
   Varietas  racemosa
common name: bayrumtree

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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