subfamily Chrysophylloideae

Family number: 2445    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 150
Type genus: Chrysophyllum L.
Comments: dicot

Complete list of genera

References for subfamily:

  • Swenson, U. et al. 2008. Multi-gene phylogeny of the pantropical subfamily Chrysophylloideae (Sapotaceae): evidence of generic polyphyly and extensive morphological homoplasy. (Cladistics) 24:1006-1031.
  • Swenson, U. et al. 2007. Phylogeny, diagnostic characters, and generic limitation of Australasian Chrysophylloideae (Sapotaceae, Ericales): evidence from ITS sequence data and morphology. (Cladistics) 23:201-228.

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 23 May 2019.