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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Symphytum


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

   Species  asperrimum Donn ex Sims
syn. Symphytum asperum
   Species  asperum Lepechin
common name: prickly comfrey
   Species  officinale L.
common name: comfrey, knitbone
   Subspecies  uliginosum (Kern.) Nyman
syn. Symphytum officinale
   Species  peregrinum auct. non Ledeb.
syn. Symphytum ´┐Żuplandicum
   Species  tuberosum L.
common name: tuberous comfrey
   Species  uliginosum Kern.
syn. Symphytum officinale
   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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