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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Plumbago

Cape plumbago
whorled plantain

Hierarchical position of the Genus Plumbago

   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  Plumbaginanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Plumbaginales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 20. 17 Sep 1833.
   Familia  Plumbaginaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 92. 4 Aug 1789.
   Subfamilia  Plumbaginoideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 1028, 1095, 1101. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Plumbagineae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 27. 1829.
   Genus  Plumbago L.
pub. (1753)
common name: leadwort

Named members of the Genus Plumbago

   Species  auriculata Lam.
common name: cape leadwort, Cape plumbago
   Species  capensis Thunb.
syn. Plumbago auriculata
   Species  indica L.
common name: whorled plantain
   Species  larpentiae Lindl.
syn. Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
   Species  rosea L.
syn. Plumbago indica
   Species  scandens L.
common name: doctorbush
   Species  zeylanica L.
common name: wild leadwort, Ceylon leadwort

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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