Ilex aquifolium L.
English Holly, European Holly
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Aquifoliales||Hollies and some fairly obscure genera|
|Genus||Ilex||Latin for “holly oak” (rather than holly!)|
|Species||aquifolium||The classical name for holly, now under the genus Ilex, but applied to the holly family as Aquifoliaceae|
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Ilex aquifolium description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 3 Mar 2012.
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8/19/2004 · Haleakula, Maui, HI ID is uncertain
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