Hydrangeaceae Dumort.

First published in Anal. Fam. Pl. 36, 38. 1829 (1829)nom. cons.
This family is accepted


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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


  • APG II, (2003). An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG II. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 141(4): 399-436.
  • Hufford, L. (2004). Hydrangeaceae. In: Smith, N., Mori, S.A., Henderson, A., Stevenson, D.W. & Heald, S.V. (eds.). Flowering Plants of the Neotropics, p. 188-1889.  The New York Botanical Garden, Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Trees of New Guinea

  • De Smet, Y., Mendoza, C.G., Wanke, S., Goetghebeur, P. & Samain, M.-S. (2015). Molecular phylogenetics and new (infra)generic classification to alleviate polyphyly in tribe Hydrangeeae (Cornales: Hydrangeaceae). Taxon 64: 741–753.
  • Hufford, L. (2004). Hydrangeaceae. In: K. Kubitzki (ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 6: 202–215. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
  • Timothy M.A. Utteridge (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

  • Freeman, C. C. (2016). Hydrangeaceae. In: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (eds), Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 462–491. Oxford University Press, New York & Oxford.
  • Plants of the World Online (POWO) (2019 onwards). http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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

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