The Parent order is - Laurales

Woody Family Atherospermataceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Southern sassafrasesSynonyms -
Authority - R. Br.Total Number of genera - 7
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 14
Plant forms - Tree/Shrub
World Distribution - Temperate to tropical. Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Chile. Native to the southern hemisphere, with two species native to southern Chile and 12 species native to Australasia.
Comments - See Monimiaceae Wood harvested from this family is often used as timber commercially.

Woody Genera of Atherospermataceae

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1 - Atherosperma.
2 - Daphnandra.
3 - Doryphora.
4 - Dryadodaphne.
5 - Laurelia.
6 - Laureliopsis.

End of Listing Woody Families of Atherospermataceae