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Rutoideae

(Subfamily)

Overview

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A Subfamily in the Kingdom Plantae.

Taxonomy

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The Subfamily Rutoideae is a member of the Family Rutaceae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Rutoideae:

The Subfamily Rutoideae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Agathosma

Agathosma is a genus of about 135 species of flowering plants in the family Rutaceae, native to the southern part of Africa. Common names include Buchu, Boegoe, Bucco, Bookoo and Diosma. Buchu formally denotes two herbal species, prized for their fragrance and medicinal use. In colloquial use however, the term (see Boegoe) is applied to a wider set of fragrant shrubs or substitutes. [more]

Asterolasia

Asterolasia is a genus of shrubs in the family Rutaceae which are endemic to Australia. [more]

Boenninghausenia

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Boronia

Boronia is a genus of about 90-100 species of evergreen shrubs of the tribe Boronieae in the family Rutaceae. They are found all over Australia. [more]

Bosistoa

Bosistoa is an Australian of plants with 6 species in the family Rutaceae. Most of them are endangered due to forest clearing and encroachment by weeds. They are known colloquially as bonewoods or satinhearts. [more]

Choisya

Choisya () is a small genus of aromatic evergreen shrubs in the rue family, Rutaceae. Members of the genus are commonly known as Mexican Orange or Mock Orange due to the similarity of their flowers with those of the closely related Orange, both in shape and scent. They are native to southern North America, from the southwestern United States (Arizona, New Mexico, Texas) and south through most of Mexico. In its generic name Humboldt and Bonpland honoured Swiss botanist Jacques Denis Choisy (1799-1859). [more]

Cneoridium

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Correa

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Dictamnus

Eriostemon

Eriostemon is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Rutaceae. It is native to eastern Australia and includes just two species. Eriostemon australasius occurs between Fraser Island and Nowra, and is a shrub of heathlands and low open woodlands. It is also frequently cultivated in Australian gardens and has showy pink, five-petalled flowers. Eriostemon banksii is endemic to Cape York Peninsula and is a shrub or small tree occurring in heathland and vinethicket margins; it is not known in cultivation. [more]

Erythrochiton

Erythrochiton is a genus of plant in family Rutaceae. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete): [more]

Esenbeckia

Esenbeckia is a genus of in family Rutaceae. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete): [more]

Euxylophora

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Evodiella

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Fagara

Fagara is a genus of in family Rutaceae. It is also known as prickly ash and is commonly used in Chinese cuisine. Its Chinese name is huajiao ??. When eaten, it produces a mildly spicy and numbing effect in the mouth, a distinct component of the mala ?? style of Chinese cooking. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete): [more]

Galipea

Galipea is a genus of plant in family Rutaceae. [more]

Huodendron

Huodendron is a genus of four species of flowering plants in the family Styracaceae, native to eastern Asia, from southern China south to Thailand and Vietnam. [more]

Melicope

Melicope is a genus of about 230 species of shrubs and trees in the family Rutaceae, occurring from the Hawaiian Islands across the Pacific to tropical Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The temperate Asian genus Tetradium (which sometimes include the tropical Euodia) is closely related to Melicope and is sometimes merged into it. [more]

Orixa

A Genus in the Kingdom Plantae. [more]

Phebalium

Phebalium is a genus of shrubs in the family Rutaceae, endemic to Australia. A number of species formerly included within this genus have been transferred to the genera Leionema and Nematolepis. [more]

Pilocarpus

Pilocarpus is a of about 13 species of plants belonging to the family Rutaceae, native to the neotropics of South America. Various species are important pharmacologically. Many of the species have the common name Jaborandi. [more]

Platydesma

Platydesma is a of plant in family Rutaceae. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete): [more]

Psilopeganum

Psilopeganum is a genus of of the family Rutaceae. [more]

Ruta

Rue (Ruta) is a genus of strongly scented evergreen subshrubs 20?60 cm tall, in the family Rutaceae, native to the Mediterranean region, Macaronesia and southwest Asia. There are perhaps 8 to 40 species in the genus. A well-known species is the Common Rue. [more]

Thamnosma

Thamnosma is a genus of in family Rutaceae. [more]

Zanthoxylum

Zanthoxylum (from the Greek ξανθὸν ξύλον, "yellow wood") is a genus of about 250 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs in the family Rutaceae, native to warm temperate and subtropical areas worldwide. Common names include prickly-ash and hercules' club. [more]

At least 619 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Zanthoxylum.

More info about the Genus Zanthoxylum may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: August 24, 2012
2012/08/24 20:11:15