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Vernacular names of plants within the Tribe Cypripedieae

American valerian
lady's slipper
moccasin flower
ram's head orchid

Hierarchical position of the Tribe Cypripedieae

   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  Orchidales Raf.
pub. Anal. Nat.: 197. Apr-Jul 1815.
   Subordo  Orchidineae Rchb.
pub. Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch: xxxviii. Jul 1841.
   Familia  Orchidaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 64. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Orchids
   Subfamilia  Cypripedioideae Kostel.
pub. Allg. Med.-Pharm. Fl.: 233. Mai 1831.
   Tribus  Cypripedieae Lindl.
pub. Orchid. Select.: 7, 18. Jan 1826.

Named members of the Tribe Cypripedieae

   Subtribus  Cypripediinae (Lindl.) Meisn.
pub. Pl. Vasc. Gen.: Comm. 289. 17-20 Aug 1842.
   Genus  Cypripedium L.
pub. (1753)
common name: lady's slipper

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 tribes



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