family Salicaceae

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Related to family Salicaceae: Salicales
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Salicaceae - two genera of trees or shrubs having hairy catkins: Salix; Populus
hamamelid dicot family - family of mostly woody dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
order Salicales, Salicales - coextensive with the family Salicaceae
genus Salix, Salix - a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows
genus Populus, Populus - a genus of trees of the family Salicaceae that is found in the northern hemisphere; poplars
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The family Salicaceae is particularly interesting because its phylogenetic affinities are not yet well known, and it contains two genera whose evolution was quite different and exhibit both very advanced and primitive features.
Most Phratora species feed on trees and shrubs within the family Salicaceae (willows and poplars).