|Comments - Sonneratiaceae was a family of flowering plants placed in the order Myrtales by the Cronquist system. It consisted of two genera, Sonneratia and Duabanga.
These are now generally placed in their own monotypic subfamilies of the family Lythraceae, making Sonneratiaceae superfluous.
Synonyms are Blattiaceae, Lythraceae
Tropical. East tropical Africa and Madfagascar, Southeast Asia and Malaysia, Northern Australia, Western Pacific. Central, East tropical and West tropical Africa, Madagascar, Malay Archipelago, Australasia, and Pacific Islands|