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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Syringa


Hierarchical position of the Genus Syringa

   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  Oleanae Takht.
pub. Divers. Classif. Fl. Pl.: 449. 1 Mai 1997.
   Ordo  Oleales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 19. 17 Sep 1833.
   Subordo  Oleineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 170. Mai 1898.
   Familia  Oleaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
pub. Fl. Portug. 1: 385. 1813-1820.
common name: Olives
   Subfamilia  Syringoideae Leurss.
pub. Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 1041. Nov 1882.
   Tribus  Syringeae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 1022, 1103. Jun 1835.
   Genus  Syringa L.
pub. (1753)
common name: lilac

Named members of the Genus Syringa

   Species  amurensis Rupr.
syn. Syringa reticulata ssp. amurensis
common name: lilac
   Species  josikaea Jacq. f. ex Reichenb.
common name: Hungarian lilac
   Species  pekinensis Rupr.
syn. Syringa reticulata ssp. pekinensis
common name: lilac
   Species  reticulata (Blume) Hara
common name: Japanese tree lilac
   Subspecies  amurensis (Rupr.) P.S. Greene & M.C. Chang
common name: Amur lilac
   Varietas  mandschurica (Maxim.) Hara
syn. Syringa reticulata ssp. amurensis
   Subspecies  pekinensis (Rupr.) P.S. Greene & M.C. Chang
common name: Peking tree lilac
   Subspecies  reticulata
common name: Japanese tree lilac
   Species  villosa Vahl
common name: villous lilac, late lilac
   Species  vulgaris L.
common name: dark purple French lilac
   Species  x persica L.
common name: Persian lilac

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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