Achatocarpaceae Heimerl

First published in Nat. Pflanzenfam., ed. 2 [Engler & Prantl] 16c: 174. 1934 (1934)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

Accepted Genera


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016)


  • APG II, (2003). An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG II. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 141(4): 399-436
  • Cuénoud, P., V. Savolainen, L.W. Chatrou, M. Powell, R.J. Grayer & M.W. Chase. (2002). Molecular phylogenetics of Caryophyllales based on nuclear 18S RDNA and plastid rbcL, atpB, and matK  DNA sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 89(1): 132-144
  • Kadereit, G., Borsch, T., Weising, K. and Freitag, H.  (2003). Phylogeny of Amaranthaceae and Chenopodiaceae and the Evolution of C3 Photosynthesis. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 164: 959-986
  • Souza, V.C. & Lorenzi, H. (2005). Botânica Sistemática: guia ilustrativo para identificação das famílias de Angiospermas da flora brasileira, baseado em APG II. Nova Odessa, Brazil: Instituto Plantarum.


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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.