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Calycera crassifolia 1.jpg
Calycera crassifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Calyceraceae
R.Br. ex Rich.[1]

Calyceraceae is a plant family in the order Asterales.

The members of the family have simple, alternate leaves and flowers arranged in heads. The flowers have 5 fused petals.

Selected genera:


  1. ^ 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 2013-07-06.