Family: Celastraceae R. Br., nom. cons.

 
Family number: 235    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2003
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Number of accepted genera: 4
Type genus: Celastrus L.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera

References for   family:

  • Simmons, M. P. et al. 2008. Phylogeny of the Celastreae (Celastraceae) and the relationships of Catha edulis (qat) inferred from morphological characters and nuclear and plastid genes. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 48:745-757.
  • Zhang, L.-B. & M. P. Simmons 2006. Phylogeny and delimitation of the Celastrales inferred from nuclear and plastid genes. Syst. Bot. 31:122-137.
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Subfamilies and tribes for Celastraceae: