The Subfamily Myrsinoideae is a member of the Family Primulaceae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Myrsinoideae:
- 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
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina
- Infraphylum: Radiatopses Kenrick & Crane, 1997
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Subfamily Myrsinoideae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Tribe (10): Aegicerateae · Anagallideae · Ardisiandreae · Ardisieae · Corideae · Cyclamineae · Glauceae · Lysimachieae · Myrsineae · Sanguisorbeae
- Genus (24): Aegiceras · Anagallis · Ardisia · Ardisiandra · Aremonia · Asterolinon · Centunculus · Coris · Cybianthus · Cyclamen · Discocalyx · Embelia · Geissanthus · Glaux · Lysimachia · Myrsine · Naumburgia · Oncostemum · Parathesis · Pelletiera · Rapanea · Stylogyne · Tapeinosperma · Trientalis
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 4,280 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Subfamily Myrsinoideae.
Aegiceras is a genus of trees and shrubs from Southeast Asia, Malesia, Australia and the Pacific Islands. They occur in coastal or estuarine areas. [more]
Anagallis is a genus of about 20?25 species of flowering plants in the myrsine family Myrsinaceae, commonly called pimpernel and perhaps best known for the Scarlet pimpernel referred to in literature. The botanical name is from the Greek, ana, "again", and agallein, "to delight in", and refers to the opening and closing of the flowers in response to environmental conditions. [more]
Ardisia (Coralberry or Marlberry) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Myrsinaceae (Myrsine family), native to warm temperate to tropical regions of the Americas, Asia, and Australasia. The genus includes about 250 species of small trees, shrubs and subshrubs growing up to 8 metres (26 ft) tall. [more]
Aremonia is a genus of plants belonging to the family of Rosaceae or roses. [more]
Coris is a genus of wrasses in the family Labridae. [more]
Cyclamen (US: SY-kl?-men, UK: /'s?kl?m?n/ SIK-l?-men) is a genus of 23 species of perennials growing from tubers, valued for their flowers with upswept petals and variably patterned leaves. Cyclamen species are native from Europe and the Mediterranean region east to Iran, with one species in Somalia. [more]
Shrubs, becoming lianous at maturity, or lianas. Leaves alternate, distichous, or pseudoverticillate. Inflorescences racemose, paniculate, umbellate or corymbose, bracteate at base. Pedicel subtended by one persistent floral bract. Flowers 4- or 5-merous, bisexual or functionally unisexual and plants dioecious, polygamous, or monoecious. Sepals united at base. Petals free or united at base, glandular granulose inside and often along margin. Stamens adnate to base of petals, rarely free, normally exserted in staminate flowers, reduced in pistillate ones; filaments free; anthers dehiscing longitudinally, connectives usually punctate abaxially. Pistillode reduced and style included in staminate flowers; ovary globose or ovoid; ovules ca. 4, uniseriate. Style exserted; stigma discoid or capitate, sometimes slightly lobed. Fruit drupes, prominently punctate, 1-seeded; endocarp crusty or rarely bony. Seeds subglobose, covered by membranous remnants of placenta; endosperm ruminate; embryo terete, transverse. [more]
Geissanthus is a genus of in family Myrsinaceae. [more]
Sea milkwort, Sea milkweed, or black saltwort (Glaux maritima) (2n=20) is a plant of the family Myrsinaceae (formerly Primulaceae). It grows in coastal habitats, in both wet ground and water, and is a native to Europe and North America. The genus Glaux is monotypic and differs from all other genera of the former Primulaceae in having apetalous flowers with a pink, petaloid calyx. It is generally pentamerous both in the calyx and the seed capsule. [more]
Lysimachia () is a genus of flowering plants traditionally classified in the family Primulaceae. According to a molecular phylogenetic study it belongs in the family Myrsinaceae . [more]
Myrsine is a genus of flowering plants, the nominate genus of the family Myrsinaceae. It is found nearly worldwide, primarily in tropical and subtropical areas. It contains about 200 species, including several notable radiations, such as the matipo of New Zealand and the kolea of Hawai?i (the New Zealand "black matipo", Pittosporum tenuifolium, is not related to Myrsine). In the United States, members of this genus are known as colicwood. Some species, especially M. africana, are grown as ornamental shrubs. [more]
Parathesis is a genus of in family Myrsinaceae. [more]
Rapanea is a genus of in family Myrsinaceae. [more]
Stylogyne is a genus of in family Myrsinaceae. [more]
Tapeinosperma is a genus of in family Myrsinaceae. [more]
Trientalis is a small genus of flowering plants containing three species known as starflowers or wintergreens. These plants have the unusual trait of sometimes bearing flower parts in sevens. They may also come in fives and sixes. The roots are tuber-like. They are native to North America and northern Eurasia. Trientalis is Latin for "one third of a foot", which is the approximate height of the plant. [more]
At least 20 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Trientalis.
More info about the Genus Trientalis may be found here.
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- "Embelia". in Flora of China Vol. 15 Page 29. Published by Science Press (Beijing) and Missouri Botanical Garden Press. Online at EFloras.org.
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