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[ Philippodendroideae ] [ Philodendroideae ] [ Philydroideae ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Subfamily Philodendroideae


Hierarchical position of the Subfamily Philodendroideae

   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  Aridae Takht.
pub. 1997
   SuperOrdo  Aranae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
   Ordo  Arales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 65. 1829.
   Familia  Araceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 23. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Arums
   Subfamilia  Philodendroideae Engl.
pub. Nova Acta Acad. Leopold-Carol. 39: 146. 1876.

Named members of the Subfamily Philodendroideae

   Tribus  Philodendreae Schott
pub. Syn. Aroid.: 71. Mar 1856.
   Subtribus  Philodendrinae Schott in Schott & Endl.
pub. Melet. Bot.: 19. 1832.
   Genus  Philodendron Schott
pub. (1829)
common name: philodendron

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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