Epacridaceae


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Related to Epacridaceae: genus Erica
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Noun1.Epacridaceae - Australasian shrubs or small trees
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Ericales, order Ericales - Ericaceae; Clethraceae; Diapensiaceae; Epacridaceae; Lennoaceae; Pyrolaceae; Monotropaceae
Australian heath - any heathlike plant of the family Epacridaceae; most are of the Australian region
genus Epacris - type genus of the Epacridaceae: Australian heath
Astroloma, genus Astroloma - evergreen shrubs of Australia and Tasmania
genus Richea, Richea - evergreen trees or shrubs of mountains of Australia and Tasmania
genus Styphelia, Styphelia - Australian heathlike shrubs
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Phylogenetic relationships of Empetraceae, Epacridaceae, Ericaceae, Monotropaceae, Pyrolaceae: evidence from nuclear ribosomal 18S sequence data.
The Cyperaceae-type of pollen development is known from only one other family, the dicot family Epacridaceae [=Ericaceae] (Brown & Lemmon, 2000).
The taxonomic significance of stomatal distribution and morphology in Epacridaceae.
MEMBERS of the family Epacridaceae are dominant heath plants that typically have a seed dormancy that needs to be broken by environmental cues before germination will occur.
Relationships between fire response, morphology, root anatomy, and starch distribution in southwest Australian Epacridaceae.
Asterid 3: Diapensiaceae, Ebenaceae, Epacridaceae, Ericaceae, Myrsinaceae, Primulaceae, Sapotaceae, Symplocaceae, Theaceae.
The most representative plant families in the area are: the Myrtaceae, represented by the fringed myrtle (Calythrix involucrata) and Leptospermum laevigatum; the Proteaceae, represented by seven species of the genus Hakea; as well as Leguminosae, Asteraceae, and Epacridaceae.
Above these altitudes, in the highlands of New Guinea, cloud forest occurs from here up to the tree line and is dominated by Amaracarpus caeruleus and Pittosporum pullifolium, with many specimens of the tree fern Cyathea percrassa in the lower levels together with members of Ericaceae (Rhododendron gaultheriifolium, Dimorphanthera microphylla) and Epacridaceae (Trochocarpa dispersa, Rapanea vaccinioides).
En esta clasificacion las Epacridaceae son incluidas como Styphelioideae y las Empetraceae como la tribu Empetreae dentro de Ericoideae.