Plant Family


Family CN: Moschatel Family
Family Code: ADOXAC
Family Parent: [in DIPSACALES]
Family Authority: Trautvetter 1853
Summary: A family of about 4 genera and about 165-200 species, shrubs, small trees, and herbs (here interpreted as including Sambucus and Viburnum). There now appears to be little doubt that Sambucus and Viburnum are more naturally placed in the Adoxaceae, in contrast to their traditional placement in the Caprifoliaceae (Zhang et al. 2003, Eriksson & Donoghue 1997).
Reference: Ferguson (1966a).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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