Family  Peraceae Klotzsch

Family number: 845    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 19
Type genus: Pera Mutis
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera

References for family:

  • Endress, P. K. et al. 2013. Advances in the floral structural characterization of the major subclades of Malpighiales, one of the largest orders of flowering plants. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 111:969-985.
  • Wurdack, K. J. & C. C. Davis 2009. Malpighiales phylogenetics: Gaining ground on one of the most recalcitrant clades in the angiosperm tree of life. Amer. J. Bot. 96:1551-1570.
  • Wurdack, K. J. et al. 2005. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of uniovulate Euphorbiaceae (Euphorbiaceae sensu stricto) using plastid rbcL and trnL-F DNA sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 92:1397-1420.
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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 20 April 2019.