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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Superasterids
Order: Berberidopsidales


Berberidopsidales is an order of Southern Hemisphere woody flowering plants.[2] The name is newly accepted in the APG III system of plant taxonomy.[2] APG II system, of 2003, mentions the possibility of recognizing the order, as comprising the families Berberidopsidaceae and Aextoxicaceae. However, APG II left the families unplaced as to order, assigning them to the clade core eudicots.[3] The APG III system of 2009 formally recognized the order.[4]

The family Aextoxicaceae is a monotypic family native to Chile; Berberidopsidaceae is a family of 2 genera and 3 species native to Chile and eastern Australia.[2]


  1. ^ Reveal, James L. (2011). "Summary of recent systems of angiosperm classification". Kew Bulletin. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 66: 5–48. doi:10.1007/s12225-011-9259-y.
  2. ^ a b c Stevens, P. F. (July 2012 (and more or less continuously updated since)). "Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, Version 12, BERBERIDOPSIDALES". Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ "ARTICLE from the Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved 5 Aug 2010.
  4. ^ Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009), "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 105–121, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x, archived from the original on 2017-05-25, retrieved 2010-12-10