The Order Magnoliales is a member of the Class Magnoliopsida. Here is the complete "parentage" of Magnoliales:
- 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 Order Magnoliales is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Family (6): Annonaceae · Degeneriaceae · Eupomatiaceae · Himantandraceae · Magnoliaceae · Myristicaceae
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 6,756 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Order Magnoliales.
Annonaceae, also called the custard apple family is a family of flowering plants consisting of trees, shrubs or rarely lianas. With about 2300 to 2500 species and more than 130 genera, it is the largest family in Magnoliales. Only five genera, Annona, Rollinia, Uvaria, Melodorum and Asimina produce edible fruits. Its type genus is Annona. The family is concentrated in the tropics, with few species found in temperate regions. About 900 species are Neotropical, 450 are Afrotropical, and the other species Indomalayan. [more]
Degeneriaceae is the botanical name for a family of flowering plants. Such a family has been recognised by more than a few taxonomists, at least over the past few decades. [more]
The Magnoliaceae, or Magnolia Family, is a flowering plant family in the order Magnoliales. It consists of two subfamilies: [more]
Myristicaceae is the botanical name for a family of flowering plants. The family has been recognised by most taxonomists; it is sometimes called the "nutmeg family", after its most famous member, Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans). [more]
At least 1,370 species and subspecies belong to the Family Myristicaceae.
More info about the Family Myristicaceae may be found here.
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