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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Wigandia

Caracus wigandia

Hierarchical position of the Genus Wigandia

   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
   Familia  Hydrophyllaceae R. Br. in Ker. Gawl.
pub. Bot. Reg. 3: ad t. 242. 1 Dec 1817.
common name: Waterleafs
   Tribus  Wigandieae Horan.
pub. Char. Ess. Fam.: 124. 1847.
   Genus  Wigandia Kunth
pub. (1819)
common name: wigandia

Named members of the Genus Wigandia

   Species  caracasana Kunth
   Varietas  macrophylla Brand
syn. Wigandia urens var. caracasana
   Species  urens (Ruiz & Pav�n) Kunth
   Varietas  caracasana (Kunth) D. Gibson
common name: Caracus wigandia

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

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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