Cabombaceae Rich. ex A.Rich.

First published in Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. [Bory] 2: 608. 1822 [31 Dec 1822] (1822)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016)


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  • GOTTLIEB, O., R., Kaplan, M. A. C., & Kubitzki, K. (1993). A suggested role of galloyl esters in the evolution of dicotyledons. Taxon 42: 539-552.
  • ISHIMATSU, M., Tanaka, T., Nonaka, G., Nishioka, I., Nishizawa, M., & Yamagishi, T. (1989). Tannins and related compounds. LXXIX. Isolation and characterisation of novel dimeric and trimeric hydrolyzable tannins, nuphrins C, D, E and F, from Nuphar japonicum DC. Chem. Pharmac. Bull. 37: 1735-1743.
  • ORGAARD, M. (1991). The genus Cabomba (Cabombaceae) - a taxonomic study. Nordic J. Bot. 11(2): 179-203.
  • SAARELA, J. M., Rai, H. S., Doyle, J. A., Endress, P. K., Mathews, S., Marchant, A. D., Briggs, B., & Graham, S. W. (2007). Hydatellaceae identified as a new branch near the base of the angiosperm phylogenetic tree. Nature 446: 312-315.
  • STEVENS, P. F. (2008). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 9, June (2008) [and more or less continuously updated since].


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