Plant Family


Family CN: Pentaphylax or Sakaki Family
Family Code: PENTAP
Family Parent: [in ERICALES]
Family Authority: Engler 1897
Summary: A family of 12 genera and ca. 340 species, of the tropics and subtropics (a few of warm temperate areas), mainly of Asia and America. There is nomenclatural dispute over whether to use the name Pentaphylacaceae (which is conserved) or the older Ternstroemiaceae.
Reference: Weitzman, Dressler, & Stevens in Kubitzki (2004).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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