Family  Nothofagaceae Kuprian.

Family number: 774    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 5
Type genus: Nothofagus Blume
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera


  1. Heenan, P. B. & R. B. Smissen. 2013. Revised circumscription of Nothofagus and recognition of the segregate genera Fuscospora, Lophozonia, and Trisyngyne (Nothofagaceae). Phytotaxa 146:1-31.

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  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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 4 July 2020.