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Vernacular names of plants within the Subfamily Dracaenoideae


Hierarchical position of the Subfamily Dracaenoideae

   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  Asteliales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 59. 1829.
   Familia  Dracaenaceae Salisb.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 73. Apr-Mai 1866.
   Subfamilia  Dracaenoideae Link
pub. Handbuch 1: 187. Jan-Aug 1829.

Named members of the Subfamily Dracaenoideae

   Tribus  Dracaeneae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 60. 1829.
   Genus  Dracaena Vand. ex L.
pub. (1767)
common name: dracaena

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

   Plant subfamilies



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