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Amelanchier (shadbush)

Magnoliopsida - Rosales - Rosaceae

Taxonomy
Amelanchier was named by Medikus (1789). It is extant.

It was assigned to Rosaceae by Brown (1959).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1789Amelanchier Medikus
1959Amelanchier Brown p. 128

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderRosalesvon Berchtold and Presl 1820
familyRosaceaede Jussieu 1789
genusAmelanchierMedikus 1789

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available