Pre-Linnaean John Ray system (1686-1704)
  • A discourse on the seeds of plants
  • Methodus plantarum nova
  • De Variis Plantarum Methodis Dissertatio Brevis
  • Methodus plantarum emendata et aucta
Pre-Darwin Linnaean system (1735-1751)
  • Systema Naturae
  • Species Plantarum
  • Genera Plantarum
  • Philosophia Botanica
Adanson system (1763)
  • Familles naturelles des plantes
De Jussieu system (1789)
  • Genera Plantarum, secundum ordines naturales disposita juxta methodum in Horto Regio Parisiensi exaratam
De Candolle system (1819-1824)
  • Théorie élémentaire de la botanique, ou exposition des principes de la classification naturelle et de l´art de décrire et d´etudier les végétaux
  • Prodromus systemati naturalis regni vegetabilis sive enumeratio contracta ordinum, generum specierumque plantarum huc usque cognitarum, juxta methodi naturalis normas digesta
Berchtold and Presl system (1820-1823)
  • O Prirozenosti Rostlin
Agardh system (1825)
  • Classes Plantarum
Gray system (1821)
  • The Natural Arrangement of British Plants
Dumerties system (1829)
  • Analyse des familles des plantes
Lindley system (1830-1845)
  • An Introduction to the Natural System of Botany
  • The Vegetable Kingdom
Don system (1834)
  • General History of Dichlamydious Plants
Bentham & Hooker system (1862-1883)
  • Genera plantarum ad exemplaria imprimis in herbariis kewensibus servata definita
Bailon system (1867-1894)
  • Histoire des plantes
Post-Darwinian (Phyletic) 19th century Eichler system (1875-1886)
  • Blüthendiagramme: construirt und erläutert
  • Syllabus der Vorlesungen über Phanerogamenkunde
Engler system (1886-1924)
  • Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien
  • Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien
  • Das Pflanzenreich
van Tieghem system (1891)
  • Traité de botanique
20th century Dallo Torre & Harms system (1900-1907)
  • Genera Siphonogamarum, ad systema Englerianum conscripta
Warming system (1912)
  • Haandbog i den systematiske botanik
Hallier system (1912)
  • L´origine et le système phylétique des angiospermes
Bessey system (1915)
  • The phylogenetic taxonomy of flowering plants
Wettstein system (1901-1935)
  • Handbuch der systematischen Botanik
Lotsy system (1907-1911)
  • Vorträge über botanische Stammesgeschichte, gehalten an der Reichsuniversität zu Leiden. Ein Lehrbuch der Pflanzensystematik
Hutchinson system (1926-1973)
  • The families of flowering plants, arranged according to a new system based on their probable phylogeny
Calestani system (1933)
  • Le origini e la classificazione delle Angiosperme
Kimura system (1956)
  • Système et phylogénie des monocotyledones
Emberger system (1960)
  • Traité de Botanique systématique
Melchior system (1964)
  • Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien
Takhtajan system (1966-1997)
  • A system and phylogeny of the flowering plants
  • Flowering plants: origin and dispersal
  • Diversity and classification of flowering plants
Cronquist system (1968-1981)
  • The evolution and classification of flowering plants
  • An integrated system of classification of flowering plants
Goldberg system (1986-1989)
  • Classification, Evolution and Phylogeny of the Families of Dicotyledons
Dahlgren system (1975-1985)
  • The families of the monocotyledons: structure, evolution, and taxonomy
Thorne system (1968-2000)
  • An updated phylogenetic classification of the flowering plants
Kubitzki system (1900-)
  • The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants
Reveal system (1999)
  • Reveal System of Angiosperm Classification
Angiosperm Phylogeny Group System (1998-2016)
  • An ordinal classification for the families of flowering plants: APG I
  • An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG II
  • An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III
  • An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV