Family  Malpighiaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 687    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 77
Type genus: Malpighia L.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera


  1. Davis, C. C. & W. R. Anderson. 2010. A complete generic phylogeny of Malpighiaceae inferred from nucleotide sequence data and morphology. Amer. J. Bot. 97:2031-2048.

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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 5 July 2020.