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Vernacular names of plants within the Tribe Asclepiadeae

blood flower
butterfly flower

Hierarchical position of the Tribe Asclepiadeae

   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  Gentiananae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Apocynales Bromhead
pub. 1838
   Familia  Apocynaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 143. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Dogbanes
   Subfamilia  Asclepiadoideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 1012, 1095, 1103. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Asclepiadeae (R. Br.) Duby
pub. Bot. Gall. 1: 323. 12-14 Apr 1828.

Named members of the Tribe Asclepiadeae

   Subtribus  Asclepiadinae Endl. ex Meisn.
pub. Pl. Vasc. Gen.: Tab. Diagn. 257, 269, Comm. 176. 5-11 Apr 18
   Genus  Asclepias L.
pub. (1753)
common name: milkweed

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

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