Dahlgren system

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One of the modern systems of plant taxonomy, the Dahlgren system was published by monocot specialist Rolf Dahlgren. His wife Gertrud Dahlgren continued the work after his death. [1]

Reveal provides an extensive listing of Dahlgren's classification.[2] (Note the synonyms, both nomenclatural and taxonomic, for each name in the system.)


Magnoliopsida correspond to Flowering Plants (Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta)


Corresponds to Dicotyledons


Corresponds to Monocotyledons


  1. ^ Dahlgren, R.M.; Clifford, H.T.; Yeo, P.F. (1985). The families of the monocotyledons. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-642-64903-5. Retrieved 10 February 2014.  Available on Google Books
  2. ^ JL Reveal:Dahlgren System of Angiosperm Classification 1997
  3. ^ Dahlgren (1985) has five orders in superorder Liliiflorae: Dioscoreales, Asparagales, Melanthiales, Burmanniales, Liliales