Araliaceae Juss.

First published in Gen. Pl. [Jussieu] 217. 1789 [4 Aug 1789] (1789)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12385

The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook

  • Fiaschi, P. & Plunkett, G. M. (online). Neotropical Araliaceae. In: W. Milliken, B. Klitgaard & A. Baracat (eds), Neotropikey –Interactive Key and Information Resources for Flowering Plants of the Neotropics. www.kew.org/neotropikey
  • Frodin, D. G. & Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araliaceae. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Frodin, D. G. (2004). Araliaceae. In: N. Smith, S. A. Mori, A. Henderson, D. W. Stevenson & S. V. Heald (eds), Flowering Plants of the Neotropics, pp. 28–31. Princeton University Press, Princeton.
  • Philipson, W. R. (1979). Araliaceae. Flora Malesiana, Ser. I, 9: 1–105. National Herbarium of the Netherlands, Leiden.
  • Schatz, G. E. (2001). Araliaceae, p. 59; Rutaceae. pp. 345–351; Sapindaceae. pp. 360–375; Simaroubaceae. pp. 387–389. In: G. E. Schatz, Generic Tree Flora of Madagascar. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Neotropikey

  • BORSCHSENIUS, F. (1997). Oreopanax (Araliaceae) in Ecuador. Nordic Journal of Botany 17(4): 373-396.
  • CANNON, M. J. & CANNON, F. M. (1989). Central American Araliaceae - a precursory study for the Flora Mesoamericana. Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 19: 5-61.
  • FIASCHI, P. & PIRANI, J.R. (2007). Estudo taxonômico do gênero Schefflera (Araliaceae) na Região Sudeste do Brasil. Bol. Bot. Univ. São Paulo 25: 95-142.
  • FRODIN, D.G. & GOVAERTS, R. (2003). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araliaceae. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • FRODIN, D.G. (1989). Studies in Schefflera (Araliaceae), IV. Synopsis of the Formenkreis comprised of Didymopanaxattenuatus (Sw.) Marchal and allied species, with nomenclatural changes. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 141: 313-319.
  • FRODIN, D.G. (1995). Neotropical montane Araliaceae: an Overview. In S.P. Churchill, H. Baslev, E. Forero & J.L. Luteyn (eds.) Biodiversity and Conservation of Neotropical Montane Forests. New York Botanical Garden, New York, p. 421-430.
  • FRODIN, D.G. (1997). Araliaceae. In J. A. Steyermark, P. E. Berry & B. K. Holst (eds.) Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana vol. 3. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, p. 1-31.
  • FRODIN, D.G. (2004). Araliaceae. In N. Smith, S. A. Mori, A. Henderson, D. W. Stevenson & S. V. Heald (eds.) Flowering Plants of the Neotropics. Princeton University Press, Princeton, p. 28-31.
  • MACBRIDE, T.F. (1959). Flora of Peru: Araliaceae. Field. Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 13: 9-43
  • MAGUIRE, B., STEYERMARK, J.A. & FRODIN, D.G. (1984). Araliaceae, p. 46-82. In B. Maguire, R.S. Cowan, J.J. Wurdack & collaborators. The Botany of the Guayana Highland - Part XII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 38: 1-84.
  • MARCHAL, E. (1878). Hederaceae. In C.F.P. von Martius & A.G. Eichler (eds.) Flora brasiliensis. Typographia Regia, Monachii, vol. 11, pt. 1, p. 229-258, tab. 66-71.
  • MATHIAS, M.E. (1936). The genus Hydrocotyle in northern South America. Brittonia 2: 201-237.
  • MATHIAS, M.E., & CONSTANCE L. (1951). Supplementary notes on South American Hydrocotyle. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 78: 300-309.
  • PLUNKETT, G.M., CHANDLER, G.T., LOWRY II, P.P., PINNEY, S.M. & SPRENKLE, T.S. (2004)a. Recent advances in understanding Apiales and a revised classification. South African Journal of Botany 70: 371-381.
  • PLUNKETT, G.M., LOWRY II, P.P, FRODIN, D.G. & WEN, J. (2005). Phylogeny and geography of Schefflera: pervasive polyphyly in the largest genus of Araliaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 92: 202-224.
  • PLUNKETT, G.M., SOLTIS, D.E. & SOLTIS, P.S. (1996). Higher level relationships of Apiales (Apiaceae and Araliaceae) based on rbcL sequences. American Journal of Botany 83: 499-515.
  • PLUNKETT, G.M., WEN, J. & LOWRY II, P.P. (2004)b. Infrafamilial classifications and characters in Araliaceae: Insights from the phylogenetic analysis of nuclear (ITS) and plastid (trnL-trnF) sequence data. Plant Syst. & Evolution 245: 1-39.

Trees of New Guinea

  • Conn, B.J. & Frodin, D.G. (1995). Species of Osmoxylon (Araliaceae) in the Solomon Islands. Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea 3: 271–285.
  • Frodin, D.G. & Govaerts, R. (2003, publ. 2004). World checklist and bibliography of Araliaceae. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Harms, H. (1920–21). Die Araliaceae Papuasiens. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 56: 374–414.
  • Lowry, P.P., II & Plunkett, G.M. (2010). Recircumscription of Polyscias (Araliaceae) to include six related genera, with a new infrageneric classification and a synopsis of species. Plant Div. Evol. 128: 55–84.
  • Philipson, W.R. (1979). Araliaceae–I. Fl. Males., Ser. I, Spermat. 9: 1–105.
  • Philipson, W.R. (1995). Araliaceae (excluding Schefflera). Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea 3: 1–48.
  • Plunkett, G.M., Lowry, P.P. II, Frodin, D.G. & Wen, J. (2005). Phylogeny and geography of Schefflera: pervasive polyphyly in the largest genus of Araliaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 92: 202–224.
  • Timothy M.A. Utteridge & David Frodin (2022). Trees of New Guinea. Timothy M. A. Utteridge and Laura V. S. Jennings (Eds) Kew Publishing. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Kew Temperate Plant Families Identification Handbook

  • Heywood, V. H. (2007a). Araliaceae. In: V. H. Heywood, R. K. Brummitt, A. Culham & O. Seberg (eds), Flowering Plant Families of the World. pp. 42–44. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lowry, P. P. II & Plunkett, G. M. (2020). Resurrection of the genus Heptapleurum for the Asian clade of species previously included in Schefflera (Araliaceae). Novon 28: 143–170.
  • Mitchell, A. D., Frodin, D. G. & Heads, M. J. (1997). Reinstatement of Raukaua, a genus of the Araliaceae centred in New Zealand. New Zealand J. Bot. 35: 309–315.
  • Perkins, A. J. (2020). Araliaceae, In: P. G. Kodela (ed.), Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.
  • Plunkett, G. M., Wen, J., Lowry, P. P., Mitchell, A. D., Henwood, M. J. & Fiaschi, P. (2018). Araliaceae. In: J. W. Kadereit & V. Bittrich (eds), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, XV: 413–446. Springer Verlag, Berlin & Heidelberg.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2022 Eggers [2297] Dominican Republic K000588122 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2021 Funck; Schlim. [1453] Colombia K000370751 Lectotype No
Jan 1, 2021 Funck; Schlim. [1453] Colombia K000370752 Isolectotype No
Aug 14, 2006 Barker et al. [LAE 67540] Papua New Guinea K000271691 Yes
Tuyama, T. [4292] Micronesia, Federated States of K001612594 Yes
Kamarudin [FRI 28623] Malaysia K001379781 Yes
Berg, C.C. ; Bisby, F.A. ; Steward, W.C. ; Ramos, J.F. [P18167] Brazil K001639499 Yes
Prance, G.T. ; Maas, P.J.M. ; Kubitzki, K. ; Steward, W.C. ; Ramos, J.F. ; Pinheim, W.S. ; Lima, J.F. [12632] Brazil K001639468 Yes
Huber, O. [12860] Venezuela K000588190 Holotype Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Trees of New Guinea

    • Trees of New Guinea
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  • The Kew Temperate Plant Families Identification Handbook

    • The Kew Temperate Plant Families Identification Handbook
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  • The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook

    • The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0