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Smilax  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 43340

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): common greenbriar [English]
 
    greenbriar [English]
 
    sarsaparilla [English]
 
    catbrier [English]
 
    greenbrier [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderLiliales   
                            FamilySmilacaceae  – catbrier  
                               GenusSmilax L. – common greenbriar, greenbriar, sarsaparilla, catbrier, greenbrier  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Smilax aristolochiifolia Mill. – sarsaparilla 
                                  Species Smilax aspera L. – rough bindweed 
                                  Species Smilax auriculata Walter – earleaf greenbrier, wild-bamboo 
                                  Species Smilax biltmoreana (Small) J.B. Norton ex Pennell – Biltmore's carrionflower 
                                  Species Smilax bona-nox L. – zarzaparrilla, saw greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax californica (A. DC.) A. Gray – California greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax china L. – China root 
                                  Species Smilax coriacea Spreng. – Everglades greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax domingensis Willd.  
                                  Species Smilax ecirrhata (Engelm. ex Kunth) S. Watson – upright carrionflower 
                                  Species Smilax glauca Walter – cat greenbrier, wild sarsaparilla, sawbrier 
                                  Species Smilax havanensis Jacq. – Everglades greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax herbacea L. – herbaceous greenbriar, smooth carrionflower, Jacob's lader, smilax herbacé 
                                  Species Smilax hugeri (Small) J.B. Norton ex Pennell – Huger's carrionflower 
                                  Species Smilax illinoensis Mangaly – Illinois greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax jamesii G.A. Wallace – English Peak greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax lasioneura Hook. – Blue Ridge carrion-flower, Blue Ridge carrionflower 
                                  Species Smilax laurifolia L. – laurel greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax melastomifolia Sm. – Hawai'i greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax pseudochina L. – bamboo vine 
                                  Species Smilax pulverulenta Michx. – downy carrionflower 
                                  Species Smilax pumila Walter – sarsparilla vine 
                                  Species Smilax regelii Killip & C.V. Morton – Jamaican sarsaparilla 
                                  Species Smilax rotundifolia L. – common greenbrier, greenbrier, bullbriar, common catbriar, horsebriar, roundleaf greenbriar, roundleaf greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax smallii Morong – small greenbrier, lanceleaf greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax tamnoides L. – bristly greenbrier 
                                  Species Smilax walteri Pursh – coral greenbrier 
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Smilax   
       
  Source: Smilacaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  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: Smilax   
       
  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: Smilax   
       
  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: Smilax   
       
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