Hutchinson system

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A system of plant taxonomy by John Hutchinson, the Hutchinson system, was published as The families of flowering plants, arranged according to a new system based on their probable phylogeny (two volumes) in three editions; 1st edition 1926–1934; 2nd edition 1959; 3rd edition, 1973.[1][2][3][4] This classification is according to the 1st Edition Volume 1: Monocotyledonae 1926 and Volume 2:Dicotyledonae 1934.

Hutchinson's system was one of the most influential revisions of taxonomy in the early twentieth century. Hutchinson is known for his 24 dicta on the classification of flowering plants. a key feature of his third edition in 1973 was based on the habit of the plant namely that herbaceous plants or Herbaceae are phylogenetically more recent than woody plants or Lignosae.[4]

Phylum Angiospermae[edit]

Subphylum Monocotyledons[edit]

Subphylum Dicotyledons[edit]

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Hutchinson, John (1934). The families of flowering plants, arranged according to a new system based on their probable phylogeny. 2 vols (1 ed.). Macmillan.  Volume 1: Monocotyledonae 1926, Volume 2:Dicotyledonae 1934.
  • Hutchinson, John (1959). The families of flowering plants, arranged according to a new system based on their probable phylogeny. 2 vols (2 ed.). Macmillan. 
  • Hutchinson, John (1973). The families of flowering plants, arranged according to a new system based on their probable phylogeny. 2 vols (3 ed.). Oxford University Press. 
  • Datta, Subhash Chandra (1988). Systematic Botany (4 ed.). New Delhi: New Age Intl. ISBN 8122400132. Retrieved 25 January 2015.