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Vernacular names of plants within the Order Colchicales

Diogenes' lantern
mariposa lily
purple fairy-lantern
smokey mariposa

Hierarchical position of the Order Colchicales

   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  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Liliidae J.H. Schaffn.
pub. Ohio Naturalist 11: 413. Dec 1911.
   SuperOrdo  Lilianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 473. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Colchicales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 59. 1829.

Named members of the Order Colchicales

   Familia  Burchardiaceae Takht.
pub. Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 81(2): 85. Mai-Jun 1996.
   Familia  Calochortaceae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 53. 1829.
   Familia  Colchicaceae DC. in Lam. & DC.
pub. Fl. Fran�., ed. 3, 3: 192. 17 Sep 1805, nom. cons.
   Familia  Scoliopaceae Takht.
pub. Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 81(2): 86. Mai-Jun 1996.
   Familia  Tricyrtidaceae Takht.
pub. Divers. Classif. Fl. Pl.: 482. 1 Mai 1997.
   Familia  Uvulariaceae A. Gray ex Kunth
pub. Enum. Pl. 4: 199. 17-19 Jul 1843.

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.

For an index to other topics see

   Wild & cultivated plants of the world



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