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Rhamnus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28561

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Frangula Mill.
 
  Common Name(s): buckthorn [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderRosales   
                            FamilyRhamnaceae  – buckthorns, nerpruns  
                               GenusRhamnus L. – buckthorn  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Rhamnus alaternus L. – Italian buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus alnifolia L'Hér. – alder-leaf buckthorn, alderleaf buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus arguta Maxim. – sharp-tooth buckthorn, buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus betulifolia Greene – birchleaf buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus blumeri Greene – Blumer's buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus californica Eschsch. – California buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus caroliniana Walter – Carolina buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus cathartica L. – Carolina buckthorn, European buckthorn, European waythorn, Hart's thorn, nerprun cathartique, common buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus crocea Nutt. – hollyleaf buckthorn, redberry buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus davurica Pall. – Dahurian buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus frangula L. – glossy buckthorn, columnar buckthorn, European alder, fen buckthorn, tall hedge buckthorn, alder buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus globosa Bunge – lokao 
                                  Species Rhamnus ilicifolia Kellogg – hollyleaf redberry 
                                  Species Rhamnus japonica Maxim. – Japanese buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus lanceolata Pursh – lanceleaf buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus libanotica Boiss.  
                                  Species Rhamnus lycioides L.  
                                  Species Rhamnus petiolaris Boiss.  
                                  Species Rhamnus pirifolia Greene – island redberry 
                                  Species Rhamnus purshiana DC. – Cascara buckthorn, Pursh's buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus rubra Greene – red buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus saxatilis Jacq. – rock buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus serrata Humb. & Bonpl. ex Schult. – saw-leaf buckthorn, sawleaf buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus smithii Greene – Smith's buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus X spathulifolia Fisch. & C.A. Mey.  
                                  Species Rhamnus sphaerosperma Sw. – West Indian buckthorn 
                                  Species Rhamnus utilis Decne. – Chinese buckthorn 
       

 References
       
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  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2010, website (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Rhamnus   
       
  Source: Flora of the Hawaiian Islands, 2011, database (version 2005-)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Wagner, W. L., D. R. Herbst, and D. H. Lorence. 2005-. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. http://botany.si.edu/pacificislandbiodiversity/hawaiianflora/index.htm   
  Reference for: Rhamnus   
       
  Source: Flora of the West Indies website, 2011, database (version 2007)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M.T. Strong. 2007. Catalogue of the seed plants of the West Indies Website. http://botany.si.edu/antilles/WestIndies/query.cfm   
  Reference for: Rhamnus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rhamnus   
       
  Source: Rhamnaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Rhamnus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Rhamnus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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