Paracryphiaceae

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Paracryphiaceae
Quintinia sieberi - Grose Valley.JPG
Quintinia sieberi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Paracryphiales
Takht. ex Reveal
Family: Paracryphiaceae
Airy Shaw[1]
Genera

Paracryphia
Quintinia
Sphenostemon

The Paracryphiaceae are a family of woody shrubs and trees native to Australia, southeast Asia, and New Caledonia. In the APG III system of 2009, the family is placed in its own order, Paracryphiales, in the campanulid clade of the asterids.[1] In the earlier APG II system, the family was unplaced as to order and included only Paracryphia.[2]

As presently circumscribed, the family includes three genera:[3]

The evolutionary (phylogenetic) relationship of the family and its three genera is believed to be:[3]




Apiales



Paracryphiaceae

Quintinia




Paracryphia



Sphenostemon





Dipsacales





References[edit]

  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" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  2. ^ Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2003). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG II". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 141 (4): 399–436. doi:10.1046/j.1095-8339.2003.t01-1-00158.x. 
  3. ^ a b Stevens, P.F., "Paracryphiaceae", Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, retrieved 2014-09-19