Plant Family


Xerophyllaceae

Family CN: Beargrass Family
Family Code: XEROPH
Family Authority: Takhtajan 1994
Summary: A family of a single genus and 2 species, perennial herbs, of e. and nw. North America. Apparently sister to the Trilliaceae, but quite isolated genetically and based on that and the widely different morphology, best separated at family rank.
Reference: Dahlgren, Clifford, & Yeo (1985); Zomlefer (1997a)=Z; Zomlefer (1996, 2003); Tamura in Kubitzki (1998a); Zomlefer et al. (2001).
Last Updated: 2016-02-18
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