Family  Viburnaceae Raf., nom. cons.

Family number: 1179    Last Updated: 16-Jan-2018
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Number of accepted genera: 5
Type genus: Viburnum L.
Comments: dicot family

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  1. Applequist, W. L. 2013. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 65. Taxon 62:1315. Note: proposal to conserve Viburnaceae recommended
  2. Reveal, J. L. 2008. (1800–1802) Proposals to conserve the name Viburnaceae (Magnoliophyta), the name Adoxaceae against Viburnaceae, a "superconservation" proposal, and, as an alternative, the name Sambucaceae. Taxon 57:303.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 6 August 2020.