Family  Malpighiaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 687    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 121
Type genus: Malpighia L.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera

References for family:

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 19 June 2019.