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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Scabiosa

Egyptian rose
mournful widow
mourning bride
paper moon
pincushion flower
sweet scabiosa
sweet scabious

Hierarchical position of the Genus Scabiosa

   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  Cornidae Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 4. 1994.
   SuperOrdo  Dipsacanae Takht.
pub. Divers. Classif. Fl. Pl.: 396. 1 Mai 1997.
   Ordo  Dipsacales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 29. 1829.
   Familia  Dipsacaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 194. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Teasels
   Subfamilia  Scabiosoideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 918. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Scabioseae DC.
pub. Prodr. 4: 645. late Sep 1830.
   Genus  Scabiosa L.
pub. (1753)
common name: pincushions

Named members of the Genus Scabiosa

   Species  arvensis L.
syn. Knautia arvensis
   Species  atropurpurea L.
common name: pincushion flower, sweet scabious, mournful widow, Egyptian rose, sweet scabiosa, mourning bride
   Species  australis Wulfen
syn. Succisella inflexa
   Species  caucasica M. Bieb.
common name: Caucasian pincushion flower
   Species  columbaria L.
common name: dove pincushions
   Species  ochroleuca L.
common name: cream pincushions
   Species  palaestrina L.
common name: Balkan pincushions
   Species  stellata L.
common name: starflower pincushions, paper moon
   Species  succisa L.
syn. Succisa pratensis

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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