Family: Sapindaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 999    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2003
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Number of accepted genera: 0
Type genus: Sapindus L.
Comments: dicot family

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References for   family:

  • Buerki, S. et al. 2009. Plastid and nuclear DNA markers reveal intricate relationships at subfamilial and tribal levels in the soapberry family (Sapindaceae). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 51:238-258.
  • Buerki, S. et al. 2010. Phylogeny and circumscription of Sapindaceae revisited: molecular sequence data, morphology and biogeography support recognition of a new family, Xanthoceraceae. Pl. Ecol. Evol. 143:148-159.
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  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image