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Noun1.Canellaceae - one genus: aromatic tropical trees of eastern Africa and Florida to West Indies
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Hypericales, order Hypericales, order Parietales, Parietales - a large order of dicotyledonous plants of subclass Dilleniidae
genus Canella - one species
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New discoveries in the Canellaceae in the Antilles: how phylogeny can support taxonomy.
The first one has five review papers concerning plant biodiversity patterns on the islands, and demonstrating the utility of molecular phylogenies to understand the origin and evolution of Caribbean Island plants belonging to the Arecaceae, Asteraceae, Canellaceae, and Fabaceae.
The Canellaceae are a small tropical plant family of aromatic trees, rarely treelets and shrubs, with a disjunct occurrence between tropical and subtropical America (the Caribbean Region, Costa Rica and South America) and Africa (Madagascar and Eastern Africa).
The Canellaceae are anomalous within the Magnoliales in that they have unilateral paratracheal parenchyma, they lack apotracheal parenchyma, their vessel-ray parenchyma pits are half-bordered and similar to intervessel pits, and they commonly have crystals in procumbent and upright ray cells, a feature not seen in any other family of the Magnoliales.
Annonaceae (Voigt, 1888; Periasamy, 1962a, 1990; Mohana Rao, 1975) Aristolochiaceae (Periasamy, 1962a, 1966, 1990; Dahlgren, 1991) Austrobaileyaceae (Endress, 1993a) Canellaceae (Netolitzky, 1926; Parameswaran, 1961; Cronquist, 1981; Dahlgren, 1991) Degeneriaceae (Swamy, 1949; Periasamy, 1962a, 1990; Dahlgren, 1991) Eupomatiaceae (Periasamy, 1990; Dahlgren, 1991; Endress, 1993b) Magnoliaceae (Corner, 1976; Dahlgren & Clifford, 1982; Periasamy, 1990) Menispermaceae (Periasamy, 1962a, 1990; Sastri, 1969; Dahlgren, 1991) Myristicaceae (Voigt, 1888; Periasamy, 1962a, 1990; pers.