Winteraceae R.Br. ex Lindl.

First published in Intr. Nat. Syst. Bot. 26. 1830 [26 Sep 1830] (1830)nom. cons.
This family is accepted


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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. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 141. pp. 399-436.
  • Doust, A. N. & Drinnan, A. N. (2004). Floral development and molecular phylogeny support the generic status of Tasmannia (Winteraceae) Amer. J. Bot. 91 (3): 321-331.
  • Frame, D. (2004). Winteraceae. In: Smith, N., Mori, S. A., Henderson, A., Stevenson, D. W. and Heald, S. V. (eds). Flowering Plants of the Neotropics. pp.398-9. The New York Botanical Garden, Princeton University Press, Princeton.
  • Heywood, V.H., R.K. Brummitt, A. Culham & O. Seberg (eds). (2007). Flowering plant families of the world, pp.336-7. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Judd, W. S., Campbell, C. S., Kellogg, E. A., Stevens, P. F., Donoghue, M. J. (2008). Plant Systematics: a phylogenetic approach 3rd ed. pp.244-5. Sinauer Associates, Massachusetts.
  • Maas, P. J. M. & Westra, L. Y. Th. (2005). Neotropical Plant Families. 3rd ed. pp. 116-7. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell.
  • Miller, J. S. (2005). In: Steyermark, J. A., Berry, P. E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B. K. (eds). Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Volume. 9 Rutaceae -Zygophyllaceae. pp 524-5. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Pennington, T.D. (2004). Illustrated guide to the trees of Peru, p.162. David Hunt, Milbourne Port, Sherborne.
  • Stevens, P. F. (2008). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 9 onwards.
  • Vink, W. (1993).Winteraceae. In: Kubitzki, K. Rohwer, J. G. & Bittrich, V. (eds), Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. pp.630-638. Springer-Verlag Berlin.
  • Watson, L. & Dallwitz, M. J. (1992) onwards). The Families of Flowering Plants: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, and Information Retrieval. Version: 14th December (2000).

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  • Smith, A.C. (1943). Taxonomic notes on the Old World species of Winteraceae. J. Arn. Arbor. 24: 119–164.
  • Vink, W. (1985). The Winteraceae of the Old World V. Exospermum links Bubbia to Zygogynum. Blumea 31: 39–55.
  • Vink, W. (1993). Winteraceae. In: K. Kubitzki, J.G. Rohwer & V. Bittrich (eds), Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2: 630–638. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.


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