Trimeniaceae

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Trimeniaceae
Trimenia weinmanniaefolia 99.jpg
Trimenia weinmanniaefolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
Order: Austrobaileyales
Family: Trimeniaceae
L.S.Gibbs
genera

Piptocalyx (=Trimenia)
Trimenia

Trimeniaceae is a family of flowering plants. Such a family has been recognized by most taxonomists, at least for the past several decades.

It is a small family of one genus (or possibly two) with half-a-dozen species, of woody plants, bearing essential oils. The family is subtropical to tropical and found in Southeast Asia, eastern Australia and the Pacific Islands.

Taxonomy[edit]

APG II[edit]

The APG II system, of 2003, also recognizes such a family and places it in order Austrobaileyales, an order which is accepted as being among the most basal lineages in the clade angiosperms.

APG[edit]

The APG system, of 1998, also recognized this family, but left it unplaced as to order, and regarded it as being among the most basal lineages in the clade angiosperms.

Cronquist[edit]

The Cronquist system, of 1981, accepted this family and placed it in

the order Laurales,
in subclass Magnoliidae,
in class Magnoliopsida [=dicotyledons],
of division Magnoliophyta [=angiosperms].

Thorne[edit]

The Thorne system (1992) accepted this family and placed it in

the order Magnoliales,
in superorder Magnolianae,
in subclass Magnoliideae [=dicotyledons],
in class Magnoliopsida [=angiosperms].

Dahlgren[edit]

The Dahlgren system accepted this family and placed it in

the order Laurales,
in superorder Magnolianae,
in subclass Magnoliideae [=dicotyledons],
in class Magnoliopsida [=angiosperms].

Engler[edit]

The Engler system, in the update of 1964, accepted this family and placed it in

the order Magnoliales, which was placed
in subclass Archychlamydeae,
in class Dicotyledoneae,
in subdivision Angiospermae

References and external links[edit]