Scitamineae

S CITAMINEÆ
Scitamineae is a descriptive botanical name.wikipedia
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Zingiberales

Zingiberales sp.zingiberaleans
Historically it has been applied to a remarkably stable group of flowering plants, now referred to as Zingiberales: However, the order is named Zingiberales and is placed in subclass Zingiberidae, which in its turn belongs to the class Liliopsida [=monocotyledons].
For a brief history of the taxonomy of this order, see Scitamineae, and Kress 1990.

Wettstein system

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at the rank of order in the Wettstein system and Engler system.
6. ordo Scitamineae p. 902

Bentham & Hooker system

Bentham & HookerBentham and HookerGenera Plantarum
at the rank of family in the Bentham & Hooker system (volume of 1883), placed in order Epigynae in the Monocotyledones
CLXX. S CITAMINEÆ p. 636

Descriptive botanical names

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Scitamineae is a descriptive botanical name.

Flowering plant

Angiospermsflowering plantsangiosperm
Historically it has been applied to a remarkably stable group of flowering plants, now referred to as Zingiberales:

Engler system

EnglerEngler and Prantltaxonomic system
at the rank of order in the Wettstein system and Engler system.

Cronquist system

CronquistCronquist classification (1981)broad concept
The Cronquist system, of 1981, also treats the plants so united as a unit, also at the rank of order, but by splitting has increased the number of families to eight, in total).

Zingiberidae

However, the order is named Zingiberales and is placed in subclass Zingiberidae, which in its turn belongs to the class Liliopsida [=monocotyledons].

Liliopsida

Burmannia disticha
However, the order is named Zingiberales and is placed in subclass Zingiberidae, which in its turn belongs to the class Liliopsida [=monocotyledons].

APG II system

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The APG II system, of 2003 (unchanged from the APG system, 1998), recognises this same order Zingiberales (with the same eight families) but assigns it to the clade commelinids in the monocots.

APG system

APG1998APG I
The APG II system, of 2003 (unchanged from the APG system, 1998), recognises this same order Zingiberales (with the same eight families) but assigns it to the clade commelinids in the monocots.

Commelinids

commelinidcommelinid monocotscommelinoids
The APG II system, of 2003 (unchanged from the APG system, 1998), recognises this same order Zingiberales (with the same eight families) but assigns it to the clade commelinids in the monocots.

Monocotyledon

monocotmonocotsmonocotyledonous
The APG II system, of 2003 (unchanged from the APG system, 1998), recognises this same order Zingiberales (with the same eight families) but assigns it to the clade commelinids in the monocots.

Taxonomic rank

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at the rank of family in the Bentham & Hooker system (volume of 1883), placed in order Epigynae in the Monocotyledones

Order (biology)

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at the rank of order in the Wettstein system and Engler system.

Musaceae

banana familybanana and plantainbananas
family Musaceae

Zingiberaceae

ginger familygingergingers
family Zingiberaceae

Marantaceae

arrowroot familyMarantaprayer plants
family Marantaceae