Family  Sapindaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 999    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 182
Type genus: Sapindus L.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera


  1. 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. Note: include Aceraceae and Hippocastanaceae
  2. 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. Note: now exclude Aceraceae and Hippocastanaceae

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Subfamilies and tribes for Sapindaceae Juss., nom. cons.:


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: 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 12 July 2020.