|Common Names - Dogwood Family||Synonyms -|
|Authority - Dumort||Total Number of genera - 14|
|Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - Angiosperm||Total Number of species - 120|
|Plant forms - Tree/Shrub/Herb|
|World Distribution - Temperate (mainly), or sub-tropical to tropical (in mountains). North and South temperate, and tropical mountains, few in Australia|
|Comments - Trees and shrubs, or herbs (rarely). Well known from two genera: Cornus, the dogwoods, and Nyssa, the tupelos.|
|1 - Afrocrania.|
2 - Aucuba.
3 - Benthamidia.
4 - Camptotheca.
5 - Cornoxylon.
6 - Cornus.
7 - Davidia.
8 - Dendrobenthamia.
9 - Mastixia.