family Chloranthaceae


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Noun1.family Chloranthaceae - small family of tropical herbs and shrubs and trees
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Piperales, Piperales - Piperaceae; Saururaceae; Chloranthaceae
Chloranthus, genus Chloranthus - type genus of the Chloranthaceae
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Of the living angiosperm lines recognized in the Early Cretaceous fossil record, one of the most common but least familiar to botanists is the small family Chloranthaceae, which consists today of four genera and about 75 species of herbs, shrubs, and small trees (Swamy, 1953; Endress, 1987; Todzia, 1993; Eklund et al., 2004).

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