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Celastraceae

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Kingdom  Plantae
Higher classification  Celastrales
Order  Celastrales
Scientific name  Celastraceae
Rank  Family
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Lower classifications  Spindle tree, Maytenus, Celastrus, Celastrus orbiculatus, Khat

The Celastraceae (syn. Brexiaceae, Canotiaceae, Chingithamnaceae, Euonymaceae, Parnassiaceae, Siphonodontaceae, and Stackhousiaceae), are a family (the staff vine or bittersweet family) of 96 genera and 1,350 species of herbs, vines, shrubs and small trees, belonging to the order Celastrales. The great majority of the genera are tropical, with only Celastrus (the staff vines), Euonymus (the spindles) and Maytenus widespread in temperate climates.

Contents

Celastraceae Flowering Plant Families UH Botany

The roughly 100 genera include (with common names for some of them):

  • Canotia – crucifixion thorn
  • Catha – khat
  • Celastrus – staff vine or staff tree
  • Euonymus – spindle
  • Maytenus – maiten
  • Maytenus ilicifolia celastraceae planta medicinal espinheira santa


    Genera

    A complete list of the genera is:

    Fossil genera
  • Celastrinites

  • Celastraceae Flowering Plant Families UH Botany
    Celastraceae Neotropical Celastraceae Neotropikey from Kew
    Celastraceae Euonymus fortunei Celastraceae image 3689 at PlantSystematicsorg
    Celastraceae Laboratorio de Sistemtica de Plantas Vasculares Curso SPV
    Celastraceae Angiosperm families Celastraceae R Br
    Celastraceae

    References

    Celastraceae Wikipedia


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