Family  Petiveriaceae C. Agardh

Family number: 852    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 12
Type genus: Petiveria L.
Comments: dicot family

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  1. Brockington, S. F. et al. 2011. Complex pigment evolution in the Caryophyllales. New Phytol. 190:854-864. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03687.x
  2. Rettig, J. H. et al. 1992. Phylogeny of the Caryophyllales – gene sequence data. Taxon 42:201-209. DOI: 10.2307/1222329

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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 21 February 2020.