Saxifragaceae

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Saxifragaceae
Foamflower.jpg
Foamflower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Saxifragaceae
Juss.
Genera

Many, see text.

Saxifragaceae Distribution.svg
The range of Saxifragaceae.

Saxifragaceae is a plant family with about 775 known species in 48 genera.[1]

The flowers are hermaphroditic and actinomorphic. They have 4 or 5 petals and 5 or 10 stamens.

Well known species include:

Parnassiaceae have sometimes been treated as part of this family, although they are only distantly genetically related.

Genera[edit]

As of December 2014, The Plant List accepted 48 genera within the family:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Saxifragaceae". The Plant List. Retrieved 2014-12-06. 

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