The Parent order is - Laurales
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Woody Family Lauraceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Laurel FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Juss.Total Number of genera - 55
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 4000
Plant forms - Trees. Shrub, some Lianes
World Distribution - World-wide, mostly from warm or tropical regions, especially Southeast Asia and Brazil.
Comments - Listed under Magoliales. Classification within the Lauraceae remains unresolved Most are aromatic evergreen trees or shrubs, but Sassafras and one or two other genera are deciduous, and Cassytha is a genus of parasitic vines. Has commercial wood, many of them quite attractive. The hard wood of several species is a source for timber around the world.



Woody Genera of Lauraceae

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1 - Acrodiclidium.
2 - Actinodaphne.
3 - Adenodhaphne.
4 - Aiouea.
5 - Alseodaphne.
6 - Aniba.
7 - Apollonias.
8 - Aspindostemon.
9 - Beilschmeidia.
10 - Beilschmiedia.
11 - Caryodaphnopsis.
12 - Cassytha.
13 - Chlorocardium.
14 - Cinnamomum.
15 - Clinostemon.
16 - Cryptocarya.
17 - Cyanodaphne.
18 - Dehassia.
19 - Endiandra.
20 - Endlicheria.
21 - Eusideroxylon.
22 - Huertea.
23 - Hufelandia.
24 - Hypodaphnis.
25 - Iozoste.
26 - Lauraceae.
27 - Laurus.
28 - Licaria.
29 - Litsea.
30 - Macarisia.
31 - Machilus.
32 - Mezilaurus.
33 - Nectandra.
34 - Neolitsea.
35 - Nothaphoebe = Alseodaphne.
36 - Ocotea.
37 - Persea.
38 - Phoebe.
39 - Pleurothyrium.
40 - Ravensara.
41 - Sassafras.
42 - Sassafridium.
43 - Sextonia.
44 - Tetranthera.
45 - Tylostemon.
46 - Umbellularia.




End of Listing Woody Families of Lauraceae