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Paulownia imperialis leaf 345.jpg
Paulownia tomentosa foliage
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Paulowniaceae

Paulowniaceae is a family of flowering plants.[1] They are a segregate of the Bignoniaceae, with the exception of Brandisia, formerly in the Orobanchaceae.


As of August 2017, The Plant List accepted four genera in the family:[2]


  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
  2. ^ "Paulowniaceae", The Plant List, retrieved 16 August 2017