Actinidiaceae Engl. & Gilg

First published in Syllabus (ed. 9 & 10) 279. 1924 [6 Nov 1924] (1924)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

Accepted Genera


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016)


  • APG II, (2003). An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG II. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 141(4): 399-436
  • Soejarto, D.D. (1980). Revision of South American Saurauia (Actinidiaceae). Fieldiana (Botany), new series 2: 1-141.
  • Souza, V.C. & Lorenzi, H. (2005). Botânica Sistemática: guia ilustrativo para identificação das famílias de Angiospermas da flora brasileira, baseado em APG II. Nova Odessa, Brazil: Instituto Plantarum.

Trees of New Guinea

  • Cuong, N.M., Soejarto, D.D. & Li, J. (2007). A Taxonomic Revision of Actinidiaceae of Vietnam. Blumea 52: 209–243.
  • Dressler, S. & Bayer, C. (2004). Actinidiaceae. In: K. Kubitzki (ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 6: 14–19. Springer Verlag, Berlin.
  • Marie Briggs (2022). Trees of New Guinea. Timothy M. A. Utteridge and Laura V. S. Jennings (Eds) Kew Publishing. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (1948). Actinidiaceae. Fl. Males., Ser. I, Spermat. 4: 37–39.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 17, 2005 Gregson, J. [45] Malaysia K000228310 No
Barbon; Garcia; Romero [18933] Philippines K001635078 No
Gaerlan; Fernando; Majaducon [19883] Philippines K001635065 No
s.coll. [L.Co 3791] Philippines K001635074 No
Barbon; Alvarez; Garcia [2287] Philippines K001635080 No
Gaerlan; Alvarez; Garcia [2545] Philippines K001635068 No
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; McRobb, A.; Alvarez, L. [1315b] Bolivia K000295143 No
Briggs, M.; Simbiak, V.; Paiki, T. [663] Indonesia K:SPC-77832.000 No


  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
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  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
  • Trees of New Guinea

    • Trees of New Guinea