Family  Lactoridaceae Engl., nom. cons.

Synonym of Aristolochiaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 616    Last Updated: 11-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 0
Type genus: Lactoris Phil.
Comments: dicot family

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  1. Neinhuis, C. et al. 2005. Phylogeny of Aristolochiaceae based on parsimony, likelihood, and Bayesian analyses of trnL-trnF sequences. Pl. Syst. Evol. 250:7-26. Note: nested in Aristolochiaceae

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  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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 20 September 2019.