|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||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Rosales||Rose family and eight others|
|Genus||Philadelphus||A Greek-derived name after Ptolemy Philadelphus, Greek King of Egypt 309-247 BC|
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Philadelphus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Oct 2011.
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