Plant Family


Cornaceae

Family CN: Dogwood Family
Family Code: CORNAC
Family Parent: [in CORNALES]
Family Authority: (Berchtold & J. Presl) Dumortier 1829
Summary: A family of 2 genera and about 85 species, trees, shrubs, lianas, and subshrubs, semicosmopolitan (mainly northern hemisphere). The Cornaceae is best circumscribed to exclude Nyssa (Xiang et al. 2002).
Reference: Xiang et al. (2002); Kubitzki in Kubitzki (2004).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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