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Narthecium ossifragum Sturm41.jpg
Narthecium ossifragum
1796 illustration[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Dioscoreales
Family: Nartheciaceae
Fr. ex Bjurzon[2]

Nartheciaceae is a family of flowering plants. The APG III system places it in the order Dioscoreales, in the clade monocots. As circumscribed by APG III it includes a few dozen species of herbaceous plants in five genera, including:[2][3]

  1. Aletris
  2. Lophiola
  3. Metanarthecium
  4. Narthecium
  5. Nietneria


  1. ^ Sturm, CC-PD-Mark, Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen, Narthecium ossifragum - botanical illustrations
  2. ^ a b Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  3. ^ Stevens, P.F., Angiosperm Phylogeny Website: Nartheciaceae Genera, retrieved 2011-10-21 

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