Plant Family


Family CN: Lizard's-tail Family
Family Code: SAURUR
Family Parent: [in PIPERALES]
Family Authority: E. Meyer 1827
Summary: A family of 4 genera and 6 species, perennial herbs, of temperate e. and se. Asia (Saururus, Gymnotheca, Houttuynia), w. North America (Anemopsis), and e. North America (Saururus). One other member of the family occurs in North America: Anemopsis californica Hooker & Arnott, primarily of the sw. United States.
Reference: Buddell & Thieret in FNA (1997); Wood (1971); Cheng-Yih & Kubitzki in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Meng et al. (2003).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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