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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Strychnos

Natal orange
nux vomica
strychnine tree

Hierarchical position of the Genus Strychnos

   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  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
   SuperOrdo  Gentiananae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Gentianales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 19. 17 Sep 1833.
   Familia  Strychnaceae DC. ex Perleb
pub. Vers. Artzneikr. Pfl.: 244. Mai 1818.
   Subfamilia  Strychnoideae Kostel.
pub. Allg. Med.-Pharm. Fl. 3: 1054. Apr-Dec 1834.
   Tribus  Strychneae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 575. Aug 1838.
   Subtribus  Strychninae Progel in Mart.
pub. Fl. Bras. 6(1): 251, 269. 1 Dec 1865.
   Genus  Strychnos L.
pub. (1753)
common name: strychnos

Named members of the Genus Strychnos

   Species  nux-vomica L.
common name: strychnine tree, nux vomica
   Species  spinosa Lam.
common name: Natal orange
   Species  toxifera Schomb. ex Benth.
common name: strychnine

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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