Altingiaceae Horan.

First published in Osnov. Bot. 271. 1841 (1841)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

Accepted Genera


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016)


  • APG 2. (2003). An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG II. Bot. J. Linnean Soc. 141: 399-436.
  • Brummitt, R.K. (2007). In: Heywood, V.H., Brummitt, R.K., Culham, A. and Seberg, O. (eds.). Flowering Plant Families of the World, Pp 162-3. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond.
  • Endress, P. K. (1993). Hamamelidaceae. In: Kubitzki, K., Fohwer, J. G., and Bittrich, V.(eds.) Families and genera of vascular plants. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Pp322-331. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
  • Ickert-Bond, S. M. et al. (2005). Comparative infructescence morphology in Liquidambar (Altingiaceae) and its evolutionary significance. American J. Bot. 92: 1234-1255.
  • Ickert-Bond, S. M., & Wen, J. (2006). Phylogeny and biogeography of Altingiaceae: Evidence from combined analysis of five non-coding chloroplast regions. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 39: 512-528.
  • Judd, W. S., Campbell, C. S., Kellogg, E. A., Stevens, P. F., Donoghue, M. J. (2008). Plant Systematics: a phylogenetic approach 3rd ed.p.344-6. Sinauer Associates, Massachusetts.
  • Maas, P.J.M. & Westra, L.Y. Th. (2005).  Neotropical Plant Families. 3rd ed, p.147. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell.
  • Standley, P. C. & Steyermark, J. A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana Bot. 24(4): 428-9.
  • Stevens, P.F. (2008). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 9 onwards.
  • Stevenson, D.W. (2004). Hamamelidaceae. Pp.179-180. In: Smith, N., Mori, S.A., Henderson, A., Stevenson, D.W. and Heald, S.V. (eds.). Flowering Plants of the Neotropics. The New York Botanical Garden, Princeton University Press, Princeton.
  • Watson, L. and Dallwitz, M.J. (1992) onwards). The Families of Flowering Plants: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, and Information Retrieval. Version 3rd March (2009).


  • 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.