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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Pyracantha


Hierarchical position of the Genus Pyracantha

   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  Rosanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Rosales Perleb
pub. 1826
   Subordo  Rosineae Rchb.
pub. Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch: lxvi. Jul 1841.
   Familia  Rosaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 334. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
common name: Roses
   Genus  Pyracantha M.Roem.
common name: firethorn

Named members of the Genus Pyracantha

   Species  angustifolia (Franch.) Schneid.
common name: narrowleaf firethorn
   Species  coccinea M. Roemer
common name: scarlet firethorn
   Species  crenatiserrata (Hance) Rehd.
syn. Pyracantha fortuneana
   Species  crenulata (D. Don) Roemer
   Species  fortuneana (Maxim.) Li
common name: Chinese firethorn, scarlet firethorn
   Species  koidzumii (Hayata) Rehd.
common name: Formosa firethorn

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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