Family  Menispermaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 710    Last Updated: 21-Dec-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 0
Type genus: Menispermum L.
Comments: dicot

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References for family:

  • Hoot, S. B. 2009. Phylogenetic patterns in Menispermaceae based on multiple chloroplast sequence data. Syst. Bot. 34:44-56.
  • Jacques, F. M. B. & P. Bertolino 2008. Molecular and morphological phylogeny of Menispermaceae (Ranunculales). Pl. Syst. Evol. 274:83-97.
  • Jacques, F. M. B. et al. 2007. Resolving phylogenetic reconstruction in Menispermaceae (Ranunculales) using fossils and a novel statistical test. (Taxon) 56:379-392.
  • Ortiz, R. del C. et al. 2016. Phylogeny and a revised tribal classification of Menispermaceae (moonseed family) based on molecular and morphological data. (Taxon) 65:1288-1312.
  • Ortiz, R. del C. et al. 2007. Molecular phylogeny of the moonseed family (Menispermaceae): implications for morphological diversification. Amer. J. Bot. 94:1425-1438.
  • Wefferling, K. M. et al. 2013. Phylogeny and fruit evolution in Menispermaceae. Amer. J. Bot. 100:883-905.
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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 26 June 2019.