Plant Family


Family CN: Plane-tree Family
Family Code: PLATAN
Family Parent: [in PROTEALES]
Family Authority: Dumortier 1829
Summary: A family of a single genus and about 7 species (and several addional infrataxa), trees, of North America south to Central America and w. Asia to se. Asia. Probably with a close relationship to the Proteaceae (Angiosperm Phylogeny Group 2009), and sometimes included there (Angiosperm Phylogeny Group 1998, 2003).
Reference: Kaul in FNA (1997); Kubitzki in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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