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Vernacular names of plants within the Tribe Lychnideae

German catchfly
Maltese cross
ragged robin
sticky cockle

Hierarchical position of the Tribe Lychnideae

   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  Caryophyllidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Caryophyllanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Caryophyllales Perleb
pub. 1826
   Subordo  Caryophyllineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 461. 15 Nov 1895.
   Familia  Caryophyllaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 299. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Pinks
   Subfamilia  Lychnidoideae (Fenzl) A. Juss. in Orb.
pub. Dict. Univ. Hist. Nat. 7: 501. 1846.
   Tribus  Lychnideae Fenzl in Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 971. 1-14 Feb 1840.

Named members of the Tribe Lychnideae

   Subtribus  Lychnidinae (Rchb.) Kitt. in A. Rich.
pub. Nouv. El�m. Bot., ed. 3, Germ. transl.: 910. 1840.
   Genus  Lychnis L.
pub. (1753)
common name: campion

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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