Family  Ebenaceae Gürke, nom. cons.

Family number: 398    Last Updated: 27-Feb-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 19
Type genus: Ebenus Kuntze
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera


  1. Duangjal, S. et al. 2006. Generic delimitation and relationships in Ebenaceae sensu lato: evidence from six plastid DNA regions. Amer. J. Bot. 93:1808-1827.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 24 October 2019.