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Vernacular names of plants within the Subfamily Menispermoideae


Hierarchical position of the Subfamily Menispermoideae

   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  Ranunculopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xxvi, 96. 12 Aug 1843.
   Subclassis  Ranunculidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
   SuperOrdo  Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Menispermales Bromhead
pub. Edinburgh New Philos. J. 25: 132. Jul 1838.
   Familia  Menispermaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 284. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Moonseeds
   Subfamilia  Menispermoideae Arn. in Wight & Arn.
pub. Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient.: 11. 10 Oct 1834.

Named members of the Subfamily Menispermoideae

   Tribus  Menispermeae DC.
pub. Syst. Nat. 1: 510, 511. 1-15 Nov 1817.
   Subtribus  Menisperminae Miers
pub. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 3, 13: 123. Feb 1864.
   Genus  Menispermum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: moonseed

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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