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Elaeocarpaceae

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Kingdom  Plantae
Scientific name  Elaeocarpaceae
Rank  family
Order  Oxalidales
Higher classification  Malvales
Elaeocarpaceae Flowering Plant Families UH Botany
Lower classifications  Elaeocarpus, Elaeocarpus sylvestris, Sloanea, Elaeocarpus ganitrus, Maqui

Elaeaocarpaceae is a family of flowering plants. The family contains approximately 615 species of trees and shrubs in 12 genera. The largest genera are Elaeocarpus, with about 350 species, and Sloanea, with about 150.

Elaeocarpaceae Neotropical Elaeocarpaceae Neotropikey from Kew

The species of Elaeocarpaceae are mostly tropical and subtropical, with a few temperate-zone species. Most species are evergreen. They are found in Madagascar, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, and South America.

Elaeocarpaceae Angiosperm families Elaeocarpaceae DC

The plants are hermaphrodite or dioecious and bear flowers clustered in inflorescences.

A phylogeny of the family, based on DNA sequences was published in 2006.

Alkaloids Katavic 2005

Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpaceae in Madagascar
Elaeocarpaceae Neotropical Elaeocarpaceae Neotropikey from Kew
Elaeocarpaceae Flowering Plant Families UH Botany
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Elaeocarpaceae Flowering Plant Families UH Botany

References

Elaeocarpaceae Wikipedia


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