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Smilax

Dioscoreales - Smilacaceae

Taxonomy
Smilax was named by Linnaeus [(Tournefort) Linnaeus].

It was assigned to Smilaceae by Knowlton (1899); to Liliaceae by MacGinitie (1941); and to Smilacaceae by Mabberley (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Smilax Knowlton
1941Smilax MacGinitie
2000Smilax Mabberley

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
phylumAngiospermae
subclassMonocotyledoneae
RankNameAuthor
subclassLiliidae
orderDioscorealesBrown 1835
familySmilacaceaeVentenat 1799
genusSmilaxLinnaeus

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