De Jussieu system

An early system of plant taxonomy developed by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, the de Jussieu System' (1789), is of great importance as a starting point of botanical nomenclature at the rank of family, together with Michel Adanson's Familles naturelles des plantes (1763). While Adanson introduced the concept of families, Jussieu arranged them hierarchically into Divisions, Classes and Orders (equivalent to families).[1]

  • Index: Structured p. lxiii, Alphabetical p. 454
  • Overview: Page lxxi - Divisions and classes
  • Overview: Page lxii - Classes and orders

The main groups recognized are:

  • I. Acotyledones (page 1)
    Classes: 1, with as families: Fungi, Algae, Hepaticae, Musci, Filices, Najades
  • II. Monocotyledones (page 21)
    Classes: 2-4
2: Stamina hypogyna (page 23)
3: Stamina perigyna (page 35)
8 Orders
11. Ordo I Palmae (page 37-40)
12. Ordo II Asparagi (pages 40-43)
13. Ordo III Junci (pages 43 - 48)
14. Ordo IV Lilia (pages 48-9)
15. Ordo V Bromeliae (pages 49-51)
16. Ordo VI Asphodeli (pages 51-53)
17. Ordo VII Narcissi (pages 54-56)
18. ordo VIII Irides (pages 57-60)
4: Stamina epigyna (page 60)
  • III. Dicotyledones (page 70)
    A. Monoclinae
    a) Apetalae
    Classes: 5-7
5: Stamina epigyna (page 72)
6: Stamina perigyna (page 72)
7: Stamina hypogyna (page 86)
  • b) Monopetalae
    Classes: 8-11
8: Corolla hypogyna (page 93)
9: Corolla perigyna (page 153)
10: Corolla epigyna: antheris connatis (page 166)
11: Corolla epigyna: antheris distinctis (page 193)
  • c) Polypetalae
    Classes: 12-14
12: Stamina epigyna (page 216)
13: Stamina hypogyna (page 228)
22 Orders
...
11. Ordo XX Cisti (page 294)
...
14: Stamina perigyna (page 305) 13 orders
  • B. Diclinae (page 383)
    Classes: 15

ReferencesEdit

BibliographyEdit

  • Jussieu, Antoine Laurent de (1789). Genera plantarum: secundum ordines naturales disposita, juxta methodum in Horto regio parisiensi exaratam, anno M.DCC.LXXIV (in Latin). Paris. OCLC 5161409.(also available at Gallica))