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Narthecium ossifragum Sturm41.jpg
Narthecium ossifragum
1796 illustration[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Dioscoreales
Family: Nartheciaceae
Fr. ex Bjurzon[2]

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Nartheciaceae is a family of flowering plants. The APG III system[2][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. Aletris
  2. Lophiola
  3. Metanarthecium
  4. Narthecium
  5. Nietneria


  1. ^ Sturm, CC-PD-Mark, Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen, Narthecium ossifragum - botanical illustrations
  2. ^ a b 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 2013-06-26. 
  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. Magnolia Press. 261 (3): 201–217. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.261.3.1. 

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