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Monarophyllum

Pinopsida - Pinales - Cupressaceae

Taxonomy
Monarophyllum was named by Whang and Hill (1999). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Monarophyllum bilateralis.

It was assigned to Cupressaceae by Whang and Hill (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Monarophyllum Whang and Hill

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumCycadophytanae
phylumPinophyta
RankNameAuthor
classPinopsidaBurnett 1833
orderPinalesDumortier 1829
familyCupressaceaeMartynov 1820
genusMonarophyllum

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. S. Whang and R. S. Hill 1999Leaves bilaterally flattened, in opposite pairs, not petiolate; cuticle robust, outer surface papillate, deep indentations on inner cuticular surface mark positions of papillae.