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Acorus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42522

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): sweetflag [English]
    sweet-flag [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyAcoraceae  – sweet-flag  
                               GenusAcorus L. – sweetflag, sweet-flag  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Acorus americanus (Raf.) Raf. – sweetflag, sweet-flag, belle-angélique 
                                  Species Acorus calamus L. – sweetflag, calamus, sweet-flag 
                                  Species Acorus gramineus Sol. ex Aiton – grassleaf sweet flag, grass-leaf sweet-flag, slender sweet-flag 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Acoraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Acorus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Acorus   
  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: Acorus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Acorus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thompson, Sue A. / Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Acoraceae C. Agardh: Sweet-flag Family   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 22: Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae, Commelinidae (in part), and Zingiberidae   
  Page(s): 124-127   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-513729-9   
  Notes: Also available electronically at   
  Reference for: Acorus   

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