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Vernacular names of plants within the Subfamily Yuccoideae

Eve's date
Spanish dagger
date fruit
joshua tree
spanish bayonet

Hierarchical position of the Subfamily Yuccoideae

   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  Agavales Hutch.
pub. Fam. Fl. Pl. 2: 14, 149. 1934.
   Familia  Agavaceae Endl.
pub. Ench. Bot.: 105. 15-21 Aug 1841.
common name: Agaves
   Subfamilia  Yuccoideae Kostel.
pub. Allg. Med.-Pharm. Fl. 1: 168. Mai 1831.

Named members of the Subfamily Yuccoideae

   Tribus  Yucceae Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 50. Sep 1830.
   Genus  Yucca L.
pub. (1753)
common name: yucca

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



Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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