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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Symplocos

horse sugar
nispero cimarron

Hierarchical position of the Genus Symplocos

   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  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Primulanae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 71. 29 Apr 1996.
   Ordo  Styracales Bisch.
pub. Lehrb. Bot. 2(2): 655. 1839.
   Familia  Symplocaceae Desf.
pub. M�m. Mus. Hist. Nat. 6: 9. 1820.
common name: Sweetleafs
   Subfamilia  Symplocoideae A. Gray
pub. Bot. Text, ed. 5: 443. Jan-Sep 1858.
   Tribus  Symploceae (Desf.) A. DC.
pub. Prodr. 8: 246. mid Mar 1844.
   Genus  Symplocos Jacq.
pub. (1760)
common name: sweetleaf

Named members of the Genus Symplocos

   Species  lanata Krug & Urban
common name: nispero cimarron
   Species  latifolia Krug & Urban
   Species  martinicensis Jacq.
common name: Martinique sweetleaf
   Species  micrantha Krug & Urban
common name: aceitunilla
   Species  polyantha Krug & Urban
syn. Symplocos micrantha
   Species  tinctoria (L.) L'H�r.
common name: sweetleaf, horse sugar
   Varietas  ashei Harbison
syn. Symplocos tinctoria
   Varietas  pygmaea Fern.
syn. Symplocos tinctoria

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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