Escalloniaceae R.Br. ex Dumort.

First published in Anal. Fam. Pl. 35, 37. 1829 (1829)nom. cons.
This family is accepted


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016)


  • A.P.G. III. (2009). An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III. Bot. J. Linnean Soc. 161: 105-121.
  • Cronquist, A. (1981). An integrated system of classification of flowering plants. Columbia University Press. New York
  • Maas, P.J.M. & Westra, L.Y.Th. (2005). Neotropical Plant Families. A concise guide of vascular plants in the Neotropics. 3rd ed., p. 293. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell.
  • Mori, S.A. (2004). Escalloniaceae. In: Smith, N.P., Mori, S.A., Henderson, A., Stevenson, D.W., and Heald, S.V.  (eds.). Flowering plants of the Neotropics. pp. 145-146. Princeton University Press, Oxford and Princeton.
  • Sleumer, H. (1968). Die Gattung Escallonia (Saxifragaceae). Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk. Ser. 2. 58(2): 1-146.
  • Stevens, P.F. (2008). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 9 onwards.
  • Takhtajan, A. (1997). Flowering Plants. Second edition. Springer.

Trees of New Guinea

  • Reeder, J.R. (1946). Notes on Papuasia Saxifragaceae. J. Arn. Arbor. 27: 275–288.
  • 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
  • van Royen, P. (1983). Escalloniaceae. Alpine Fl. New Guinea 4: 2495–2525.


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