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Ilex  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 27980

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Nemopanthus Raf.
  Common Name(s): hollies [English]
    holly [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAquifoliaceae  – hollies  
                               GenusIlex L. – hollies, holly  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Ilex ambigua (Michx.) Torr. – Carolina holly 
                                  Species Ilex amelanchier M.A. Curtis ex Chapm. – sarvis holly 
                                  Species Ilex anomala Hook. & Arn. – Hawai'i holly 
                                  Species Ilex aquifolium L. – English holly 
                                  Species Ilex arimensis (Loes.) Britton ex R.O. Williams  
                                  Species Ilex X attenuata Ashe – topal holly 
                                  Species Ilex buergeri Miq.  
                                  Species Ilex cassine L. – dahoon 
                                  Species Ilex collina Alexander – longstalk holly, long-stalked holly 
                                  Species Ilex cookii Britton & P. Wilson – Cook's holly 
                                  Species Ilex coriacea (Pursh) Chapm. – large gallberry 
                                  Species Ilex cornuta Lindl. & Paxton – Chinese holly, horned holly 
                                  Species Ilex crenata Thunb. – Japanese holly 
                                  Species Ilex cuthbertii Small – Cuthbert's holly 
                                  Species Ilex decidua Walter – possumhaw 
                                  Species Ilex glabra (L.) A. Gray – inkberry 
                                  Species Ilex goshiensis Hayata  
                                  Species Ilex guianensis (Aubl.) Kuntze – maconcona 
                                  Species Ilex hypaneura Loes. – Luquillo Mountain holly 
                                  Species Ilex krugiana Loes. – tawnyberry, tawnyberry holly 
                                  Species Ilex laevigata (Pursh) A. Gray – smooth winterberry 
                                  Species Ilex longipes Chapm. ex Trel. – Georgia holly 
                                  Species Ilex macfadyenii (Walp.) Rehder – Caribbean holly 
                                  Species Ilex montana Torr. & A. Gray ex A. Gray – mountain winterberry, mountain holly 
                                  Species Ilex mucronata (L.) Powell, Savol. & Andrews – catberry 
                                  Species Ilex myrtifolia Walter – myrtle dahoon 
                                  Species Ilex nitida (Vahl) Maxim. – Puerto Rico holly 
                                  Species Ilex obcordata Sw. – Sintenis' holly 
                                  Species Ilex opaca Aiton – American holly 
                                  Species Ilex paraguariensis A. St.-Hil. – mate, Paraguay tea 
                                  Species Ilex pedunculosa Miq.  
                                  Species Ilex rotunda Thunb. – Kurogane holly 
                                  Species Ilex sideroxyloides (Sw.) Griseb. – ti citron montaigne, gongolin 
                                  Species Ilex sugerokii Maxim.  
                                  Species Ilex urbaniana Loes. – Urban's holly 
                                  Species Ilex verticillata (L.) A. Gray – common winterberry 
                                  Species Ilex volkensiana (Loes.) Kaneh. & Hatus.  
                                  Species Ilex vomitoria Aiton – yaupon 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Aquifoliaceae 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: Ilex   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ilex   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ilex   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
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