Family  Actinidiaceae Gilg & Werderm., nom. cons.

Family number: 15    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 11
Type genus: Actinidia Lindl.
Comments: dicot family

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  1. Sennikov, A. N. 2016. (2443-2448) Proposals to change the author, place, and date of publication of Actinidiaceae, Eucommiaceae, Lardizabalaceae, Melanthiaceae, Primulaceae and Theaceae. Taxon 65:633-634.
  2. Wang, W.-C. et al. 2016. Chloroplast genome evolution in Actinidiaceae: clpP loss, heterogeneous divergence and phylogenomic practice. PLoS One 11: e0162324 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162324

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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 10 August 2020.