Caryophyllales
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Vernacular names of plants within the Order Caryophyllales

Four o'clock
Madeira vines
Russian pigweed
acaulon moss
allenrolfea
amaranths
ammocodon
aptenia
arthrocnemum
bloodleaf
blutaparon
cactus
carpet-weeds
carpobrotus
chaff flower
chamissoa
coastalcreeper
cottonflower
cyathula
cycloloma
cypselea
delosperma
dewflower
dysphania
goosefoots
hermbstaedtia
honeysweet
hopsage
iceplant
joyweed
lampranthus
lithophila
malephora
niterwort
papala
pfaffia
phaulothamnus
philoxerus
pinks
povertyweed
proatriplex
rockwort
saltlover
smotherweed
suckleya
swampfire
sweetjuice
trianthema
ullucus
winterfat
zuckia

Hierarchical position of the Order Caryophyllales

   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  Caryophyllidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   SuperOrdo  Caryophyllanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Caryophyllales Perleb
pub. 1826
  

Named members of the Order Caryophyllales

1
   Familia  Achatocarpaceae Harms in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam., ed. 2, 16c: 174. Jan-Apr 1934, nom. cons.
2
   Familia  Agdestidaceae (Heimerl) Nakai
pub. J. Jap. Bot. 18: 104. Mar 1942.
3
   Familia  Aizoaceae F. Rudolphi
pub. Syst. Orb. Veg.: 53. 1830.
common name: iceplant
  
4
   Familia  Amaranthaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 87. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Amaranths
  
5
   Familia  Barbeuiaceae (H. Walter) Nakai
pub. J. Jap. Bot. 18: 105. Mar 1942.
6
   Familia  Basellaceae Moq.
pub. Chenop. Monogr. Enum.: x. Mai 1840, nom. cons.
common name: Madeira vines
  
7
   Subordo  Cactineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 462. 15 Nov 1895.
  
 
8
   Familia  Cactaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 310. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Cactus
  
9
   Subordo  Caryophyllineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 461. 15 Nov 1895.
  
 
10
   Familia  Caryophyllaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 299. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Pinks
  
11
   Familia  Chenopodiaceae Vent.
pub. Tabl. Règne Vég. 2: 253. 5 Mai 1799.
common name: Goosefoots
  
12
   Familia  Didiereaceae Drake
pub. Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 9: 36. 17 Feb 1903, nom. cons.
13
   Familia  Gisekiaceae (Fenzl) Nakai
pub. J. Jap. Bot. 18: 102. Mar 1942.
14
   Familia  Halophytaceae A. Soriano
pub. Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 23: 161. 29 Aug 1984.
15
   Familia  Molluginaceae Hutch.
pub. Fam. Fl. Pl. 1: 128. Feb-Mar 1926, nom. cons.
common name: Carpet-weeds
16
   Familia  Nyctaginaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 90. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Four o'clock
  
17
   Familia  Petiveriaceae C. Agardh
pub. Aphor. Bot. (15): 221. 13 Jun 1824.
  
18
   Subordo  Phytolaccineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 112. Mai 1898.
  
 
19
   Familia  Phytolaccaceae R. Br. in Tuckey
pub. Narr. Exped. Zaire: 454. 5 Mar 1818.
common name: Pokeberries
  
20
   Subordo  Portulacineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 113. Mai 1898.
  
 
21
   Familia  Hectorellaceae Philipson & Skipw.
pub. Trans. Roy. Soc. New Zealand Bot. 1: 31. 20 Sep 1961.
22
   Familia  Portulacaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 312. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Purslanes
  
23
   Familia  Sarcobataceae Behnke
pub. Taxon 46: 503. Aug 1997.
  
24
   Familia  Sesuviaceae Horan.
pub. Prim. Lin. Syst. Nat.: 83. Jul-Dec 1834.
25
   Familia  Stegnospermataceae (A. Rich.) Nakai
pub. J. Jap. Bot. 18: 108. Mar 1942.
26
   Familia  Tetragoniaceae Nakai
pub. J. Jap. Bot. 18: 103. Mar 1942, nom. cons.
  

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.

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