A taxonomic suborder.
The Suborder Laurineae is a member of the Order Laurales. Here is the complete "parentage" of Laurineae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae
Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Suborder Laurineae is further organized into finer groupings including:
Hernandiaceae is the botanical name for a family of flowering plants. Such a family has been recognised by most taxonomists. [more]
The Lauraceae or Laurel family comprises a group of flowering plants included in the order Laurales. The family includes about 55 genera with perhaps as many as 4000 species world-wide, mostly from warm or tropical regions, especially Southeast Asia and South America. Most are aromatic evergreen trees or shrubs, but one or two genera, including Sassafras are deciduous, and Cassytha is a genus of parasitic vines. [more]
At least 6,452 species and subspecies belong to the Family Lauraceae.
More info about the Family Lauraceae may be found here.
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