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Narthecium ossifragum
1796 illustration[2]
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Dioscoreales
Family: Nartheciaceae
Fr. ex Bjurzon[1]

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Nartheciaceae is a family of flowering plants. The APG III system[1][3] places it in the order Dioscoreales, in the clade monocots. As circumscribed by APG IV (2016) it includes 35 species of herbaceous plants in the following five genera:[4]



  1. ^ a b 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. hdl:10654/18083. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-05-25. Retrieved 2013-06-26.
  2. ^ Sturm, CC-PD-Mark, Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen, Narthecium ossifragum - botanical illustrations
  3. ^ Stevens, P.F., Angiosperm Phylogeny Website: Nartheciaceae Genera, retrieved 2011-10-21
  4. ^ Christenhusz, M. J. M. & Byng, J. W. (2016). "The number of known plants species in the world and its annual increase". Phytotaxa. 261 (3). Magnolia Press: 201–217. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.261.3.1.