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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Tsuga


Hierarchical position of the Genus Tsuga

   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  Pinales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 11. 1829.
   Subordo  Pinineae Vines
pub. Stud. Text-book Bot. 2: 483. 1895.
   Familia  Pinaceae Lindl.
pub. Intr. Nat. Syst. Bot., ed. 2: 313. Jul 1836, nom. cons.
common name: Pines
   Genus  Tsuga Carriere
common name: hemlock

Named members of the Genus Tsuga

   Species  canadensis (L.) Carr.
common name: eastern hemlock, white hemlock, western hemlock, Canadian hemlock
   Species  caroliniana Engelm.
common name: Carolina hemlock
   Species  heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.
common name: western hemlock
   Species  mertensiana (Bong.) Carr.
common name: mountain hemlock
   Species  x jeffreyi (Henry) Henry

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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