Plant Genera


Illicium

Family Code: ILLICI
Genus Code: ILLIC
Genus CN: anisetree
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: A genus of about 42 species, shrubs and trees, of temperate and subtropical se. Asia and se. North America (se. United States, Cuba, Haiti, and e. Mexico). Morris et al. (2007) studied the evolution of the genus and revised its sectional taxonomy; New World and Old World taxa form separate clades, treated as separate sections, our species being in section Cymbostemon.
Genus References: Vincent in FNA (1997); Morris et al. (2007); Keng in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Stone & Freeman (1968).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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