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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Thuja


Hierarchical position of the Genus Thuja

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Pinophyta Cronquist
syn. Coniferophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: conifers, gymnosperms
   Subdivisio  Pinophytina Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
   Classis  Pinopsida Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 483, 1090. Jun 1835.
common name: Conifers
   Subclassis  Pinidae Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 134. Apr 1966.
   Ordo  Cupressales Bromhead
pub. 1838
   Familia  Cupressaceae Rich. ex Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 90, 95. Sep 1830.
common name: cypress
   Subtribus  Thujinae Masters
pub. J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 30: 11. 28 Aug 1893.
   Genus  Thuja L.
pub. (1753)
common name: red cedar

Named members of the Genus Thuja

   Species  occidentalis L.
common name: western arborvitae, white cedar, American arborvitae
   Species  orientalis L.
syn. Platycladus orientalis
common name: Chinese arborvitae, Oriental arborvitae
   Species  plicata Donn ex D. Don
common name: western red cedar, giant cedar, canoe cedar

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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