Family  Parnassiaceae Martinov, nom. cons.

Synonym of Celastraceae R. Br., nom. cons.

Family number: 824    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 0
Type genus: Parnassia L.
Comments: dicot family

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References for family:

  • Simmons, M. P. et al. 2008. Phylogeny of the Celastreae (Celastraceae) and the relationships of Catha edulis (qat) inferred from morphological characters and nuclear and plastid genes. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 48:745-757.
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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 18 March 2019.