Camassia
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Camassia

camas
quamash

Hierarchical position of the Genus Camassia

   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  Amaryllidales Bromhead
pub. 1840
  
   Familia  Hyacinthaceae Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 48. 1786.
  
   Genus  Camassia Lindl.
common name: camas
  

Named members of the Genus Camassia

1
   Species  angusta (Engelm. & Gray) Blank.
common name: prairie camas
2
   Species  cusickii S. Wats.
common name: Cusick's camas
3
   Species  esculenta (Raf.) Cory
syn. Camassia scilloides
4
   Species  howellii S. Wats.
common name: Howell's camas
5
   Species  leichtlinii (Baker) S. Wats.
 
6
   Subspecies  leichtlinii
common name: large camas
7
   Subspecies  suksdorfii (Greenm.) Gould
common name: Suksdorf's large camas
8
   Varietas  suksdorfii (Greenm.) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii
9
   Species  quamash (Pursh) Greene
common name: camass, quamash
  
 
10
   Subspecies  azurea (Heller) Gould
common name: small camas
11
   Varietas  azurea (Heller) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Camassia quamash ssp. azurea
12
   Subspecies  breviflora Gould
common name: small camas
13
   Varietas  breviflora (Gould) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora
14
   Subspecies  intermedia Gould
common name: small camas
15
   Varietas  intermedia (Gould) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Camassia quamash ssp. intermedia
16
   Subspecies  linearis Gould
common name: small camas
17
   Varietas  linearis (Gould) J.T. Howell
syn. Camassia quamash ssp. linearis
18
   Subspecies  maxima Gould
common name: small camas
19
   Varietas  maxima (Gould) Boivin
syn. Camassia quamash ssp. maxima
20
   Subspecies  quamash
common name: small camas
21
   Subspecies  teapeae (St. John) St. John
syn. Camassia quamash ssp. quamash
22
   Subspecies  utahensis Gould
common name: Utah small camas
23
   Varietas  utahensis (Gould) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Camassia quamash ssp. utahensis
24
   Subspecies  walpolei (Piper) Gould
common name: Walpole's small camas
25
   Species  scilloides (Raf.) Cory
common name: Atlantic camas
26
   Species  suksdorfii Greenm.
syn. Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed October 31, 2004   

 

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