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Echinacea  Moench
Taxonomic Serial No.: 37275

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): purple coneflower [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderAsterales   
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusEchinacea Moench – purple coneflower  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Echinacea angustifolia DC. – blacksamson echinacea, blacksamson 
                                  Species Echinacea atrorubens Nutt. – Topeka purple coneflower, yellowsampson 
                                  Species Echinacea laevigata (C.L. Boynt. & Beadle) S.F. Blake – smooth purple coneflower, smooth coneflower 
                                  Species Echinacea pallida (Nutt.) Nutt. – pale purple coneflower, pale echinacea, purple coneflower 
                                  Species Echinacea paradoxa (J.B.S. Norton) Britton – Bush's purple coneflower 
                                  Species Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench – eastern purple coneflower, purple coneflower 
                                  Species Echinacea sanguinea Nutt. – sanguin purple coneflower 
                                  Species Echinacea simulata R.L. McGregor – wavyleaf purple coneflower 
                                  Species Echinacea tennesseensis (Beadle) Small – Tennessee purple coneflower 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Lowell E. Urbatsch  
  Notes: Professor of Biological Sciences and Director LSU Herbarium, Biological Sciences Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA 70803, USA   
  Reference for: Echinacea    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) (http://www.compositae.org/) through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Echinacea   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Echinacea   
       
  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: Echinacea   
       
  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   
  Reference for: Echinacea   
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: plant  
    Apparently a 'parahomonym' of (different kingdom, same name as) echinoderm genus Echinacea Claus, 1876 (TSN 157891)  
 

 

   

 
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