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Vernacular names of plants within the Subfamily Polemonioideae

Greek valerian
Jacob's ladder
sky pilot

Hierarchical position of the Subfamily Polemonioideae

   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  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
   SuperOrdo  Solananae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Solanales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 20. 1829.
common name: Polemoniales
   Subordo  Polemoniineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 463. 15 Nov 1895.
   Familia  Polemoniaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 136. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Phlox
   Subfamilia  Polemonioideae (Juss.) Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 121. 9 Mar 1832.

Named members of the Subfamily Polemonioideae

   Tribus  Polemonieae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 25. 1829.
   Genus  Polemonium L.
pub. (1753)
common name: Jacob's ladder

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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