Taxon profile


flowering plants
Magnoliophyta Cronquist, Takht. & W.Zimm.

kingdom Plantae - plants

Scientific synonyms


Other names

= angiosperms

Temporal range:Cretaceous > Lower Cretaceous – recent


Cypripedium calceolus - Lady's-slipper

Cypripedium calceolus - Lady's-slipper

Author: Jiří Ohryzek

Magnolia stellata - Star Magnolia

Magnolia stellata - Star Magnolia

Author: Petr Vobořil

Adonis aestivalis - Summer Pheasant's-eye

Adonis aestivalis - Summer Pheasant's-eye

Author: Vojtěch Herman

Functions restricted to taxon Magnoliophyta

Important groups

Rosopsida - eudicots, Magnoliopsida, Liliopsida - monocotyledons

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

class Magnoliopsida Brongn.
class Liliopsida Batsch - monocotyledons
class Rosopsida Batsch - eudicots

Fossil taxa

family Archaefructaceae Sun, Ji, Dilcher, Zheng, Nixon & Wang inc.sed.
genus Acoxylon Velenovský & Viniklář inc.sed.
genus Euanthus Liu & Wang inc.sed.
genus Nanjinganthus Fu et al. inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN Novikoff A., Barabasz-Krasny B. (2015): System of Embryophytes [], Plant Systematics: 23-63. Liga-Pres [as Magnoliophyta Cronq., Takht. et Zimerm. ex Reveal]
Data retrieved on: 2 January 2020

Data source info

Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha
czech species

Stevens P. F.: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website
Orders, family and subfamily treatment
[Data retrieved on: 21 February 2010]

Watson L. , Dallwitz M. J.: Families of Flowering Plants
genus placing, family names

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Names (not confirmed) - 1


extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon