Family  Melianthaceae Horan., nom. cons.

Synonym of Francoaceae A. Juss., nom. cons.

 
Family number: 705    Last Updated: 19-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 0
Type genus: Melianthus L.
Comments: dicot family

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References:

  1. Applequist, W. L. 2012. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 64. Taxon 61:1108. Note: insufficient votes to either recommend or reject this proposal
  2. Reveal, J. L. 2009. (1915) Proposal to conserve Melianthaceae, nom. cons., against Francoaceae (Magnoliophyta), a "superconservation" proposal. Taxon 58:1373.
  3. Sytsma, K. J. et al. 2014. Calibrated chronograms, fossils, outgroup relationships, and root priors: re-examining the historical biogeography of Geraniales. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 113:29-49.
  4. Wilson, K. 2016. Report of the General Committee: 13. Taxon 65:380-381.

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Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: 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: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomyfamily.aspx?id=705.
Accessed 22 September 2019.