Symphytum
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Symphytum

comfrey
knitbone

Hierarchical position of the Genus Symphytum

   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  Solananae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Solanales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 20. 1829.
common name: Polemoniales
  
   Subordo  Boraginineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 192. Mai 1898.
  
   Familia  Boraginaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 128. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Borages
  
   Tribus  Symphyteae D. Don
pub. Edinburgh New Philos. J. 13: 239. Oct 1832.
  
   Subtribus  Symphytinae (D. Don) G. Don in Sweet
pub. Hort. Brit., ed. 3: 489. late 1839.
  
   Genus  Symphytum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: comfrey
  

Named members of the Genus Symphytum

1
   Species  asperrimum Donn ex Sims
syn. Symphytum asperum
2
   Species  asperum Lepechin
common name: prickly comfrey
3
   Species  officinale L.
common name: comfrey, knitbone
  
 
4
   Subspecies  uliginosum (Kern.) Nyman
syn. Symphytum officinale
5
   Species  peregrinum auct. non Ledeb.
syn. Symphytum ´┐Żuplandicum
6
   Species  tuberosum L.
common name: tuberous comfrey
7
   Species  uliginosum Kern.
syn. Symphytum officinale
8
   Species  x uplandicum Nyman (pro sp.)
common name: Russian comfrey
  

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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