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Vernacular names of plants within the Tribe Heliconieae

Guatemalan bird of paradise
shining bird of paradise

Hierarchical position of the Tribe Heliconieae

   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  Zingiberidae Cronquist
pub. 1978
   SuperOrdo  Zingiberanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
   Ordo  Zingiberales Griseb.
pub. Grundr. Syst. Bot.: 167. Jan-Jun 1854.
   Familia  Heliconiaceae (A. Rich.) Nakai
pub. J. Jap. Bot. 17: 201. Apr 1941.
common name: Heliconias
   Subfamilia  Heliconioideae K. Schum
pub. Lehrb. Syst. Bot.: 291. Jun 1894.
   Tribus  Heliconieae A. Rich.
pub. Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 15:

Named members of the Tribe Heliconieae

   Genus  Heliconia L.
pub. (1771)
common name: heliconia

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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