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Vernacular names of plants within the Order Salviniales

Mosquito Ferns
giant salvinia
water spangles

Hierarchical position of the Order Salviniales

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Polypodiophyta Cronquist
syn. Filicinophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
common name: ferns
   Subdivisio  Polypodiophytina Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
   Classis  Polypodiopsida Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
   Subclassis  Salviniidae Cronquist, Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal
pub. 1996
   Ordo  Salviniales Britt.
pub. Man. Fl. N. U.S.: 19. Oct 1901.

Named members of the Order Salviniales

   Familia  Azollaceae Wettst.
pub. Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 77. Nov 1903.
   Familia  Salviniaceae T. Lestib.
pub. Botanogr. El�m.: 448. Jun 1826.
common name: Mosquito Ferns

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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   Wild & cultivated plants of the world



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