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Hydrangea (hydrangea)

Magnoliopsida - Rosales - Saxifragaceae

Taxonomy
Hydrangea was named by Linnaeus (1753). It is extant.

It was assigned to Saxifragaceae by MacGinitie (1941) and Brown (1959).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1753Hydrangea Linnaeus
1941Hydrangea MacGinitie
1959Hydrangea Brown p. 128

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderRosalesvon Berchtold and Presl 1820
familySaxifragaceaede Jussieu 1789
genusHydrangeaLinnaeus 1753

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