Commelinanae
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Vernacular names of plants within the Superorder Commelinanae

Ladies Hat Pin
Yellow-eyed Grasses
basketplant
bogbutton
bridalveil
creeping inchplant
dewflower
mayaca
moss
murdannia
pink Trinity
pipewort
pipeworts
roseling
spiderwort
stream bogmoss
syngonanthus
tinantia
tripogandra
wartremoving herb
widowstears
yellow hatpins
yelloweyed grass

Hierarchical position of the Superorder Commelinanae

   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  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
  
   SuperOrdo  Commelinanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 514. Jan-Mar 1967.
  

Named members of the Superorder Commelinanae

1
   Ordo  Commelinales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 54. 1829.
  
 
2
   Subordo  Commelinineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 87. Mai 1898.
  
 
3
   Familia  Commelinaceae R. Br.
pub. Prodr.: 268. 27 Mar 1810, nom. cons.
common name: Spiderworts
  
4
   Ordo  Eriocaulales Nakai
pub. Hisi-Shokubutsu: 49. 1930.
 
5
   Familia  Eriocaulaceae P. Beauv. ex Desv.
pub. Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 13: 47. Jan 1828.
common name: Pipeworts, Ladies Hat Pin
6
   Ordo  Xyridales Lindl.
pub. Veg. Kingd.: lvii, 185. Jan-Mai 1846.
 
7
   Familia  Mayacaceae Kunth
pub. Abh. K´┐Żnigl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1840, Phys. Abh.: 93. 1842.
8
   Familia  Rapateaceae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 60, 62. 1829, nom. cons.
9
   Familia  Xyridaceae C. Agardh
pub. Aphor. Bot. (11): 158. 23 Mai 1823.
common name: Yellow-eyed Grasses

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.

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