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Liquidambar


Liquidambar is a Genus within the kingdom Plantae, family Hamamelidaceae. English vernacular for Liquidambar is Sweet Gum. More than 139 species, subspecies, cultivars, forms, and varieties of Liquidambar have been described.

Liquidambar L.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta Cronquist, Takhtajan & W. Zimmermann, 1966
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Saxifragales Bercht. & J.presl, 1820
Family: Altingiaceae Lindl.
Genus: Liquidambar L.

Vernacular Names

  • Chinese: 枫香树属
  • Czech: Ambroň
  • Danish: Ambratræ
  • English: Sweet gum · Sweetgum
  • Finnish: Ambrapuut
  • Georgian: ამბრის ხე
  • German: Amberbäume
  • Komi: Ликвидамбар
  • Portuguese: Liquidâmbar
  • Russian: Ликвидамбар
  • Turkish: Sığla ağacı

Taxonomy

Higher Taxa

Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
Bikonta
photokaryotes
Kingdom Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - plants
Viridiplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - green plants
Streptophyta
Embryophyta Endlicher, 1836
polysporangiophytes
Phylum Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - vascular plants
Subphylum Euphyllophytina
Infraphylum Radiatopses Kenrick & Crane, 1997
lignophytes
Class Spermatopsida
core seed plants
Subclass Magnoliidae Novák ex Takhtajan, 1967 - angiosperms
core angiosperms
eudicots
core eudicots
Order Saxifragales Dumortier, 1829

Genus Liquidambar L.

Species

Distribution


Map showing distribution of observations of Liquidambar.

Page Notes

  • URL: http://ZipcodeZoo.com/index.php/Liquidambar
  • Primary Sources: Global Biodiversity Information Facility · The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011 · ZipcodeZoo.com.
  • Last revised: 2015-2-16. Last revision: ZZBot. 19896 bytes.