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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Shepherdia

Nebraska currant
buffalo cherry

Hierarchical position of the Genus Shepherdia

   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  Rhamnanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Elaeagnales Bromhead
pub. Edinburgh New Philos. J. 25: 127. Jul 1838.
   Familia  Elaeagnaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 74. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Oleasters
   Genus  Shepherdia Nutt.
common name: buffaloberry

Named members of the Genus Shepherdia

   Species  argentea (Pursh) Nutt.
common name: silver buffaloberry, buffalo cherry, Nebraska currant
   Species  canadensis (L.) Nutt.
common name: russet buffaloberry, Canadian buffalo cherry
   Species  rotundifolia Parry
common name: roundleaf buffaloberry

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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