Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Metachlamydeae: Ericales


Description of the family

A small family. In the APG III system of 2009, it includes the former family Ternstroemiaceae

Worldwide: c. 14 genera in tropical and subtropical regions in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Malawi: 1 genus and 1 taxon.

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Ternstroemia Mutis ex L.f.Description

Other sources of information about Pentaphylacaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pentaphylacaceae

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pentaphylacaceae
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pentaphylacaceae
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pentaphylacaceae
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pentaphylacaceae
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Pentaphylacaceae
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pentaphylacaceae
JSTOR Plant Science: Pentaphylacaceae
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pentaphylacaceae
Wikipedia: Pentaphylacaceae
Plants of the World Online: Pentaphylacaceae
Tropicos: Pentaphylacaceae

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Family page: Pentaphylacaceae.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=317, retrieved 16 April 2024

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