The Parent order is - Violales

Woody Family Datiscaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Synonyms -
Authority - Bercht. & J. Prestl.Total Number of genera - 1
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 2
Plant forms - Tree/Herb
World Distribution - Malaysia to Australia, W. North America
Comments - Two other genera, Octomeles and Tetrameles are now classified in the Tetramelaceae family. Datiscaceae are slim herbaceous plants, with alternate and pennate leaves. Out of the two species, one is from Asiia and the other from North America. The species Datisca cannabina is found from Crete and Turkey all the way to the Himalayas (as far east as Nepal). It grows to about two meters tall The North American species Datisca glomerata is native to California and Nevada.

Woody Genera of Datiscaceae

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1 - Datisca.
2 - Octomeles.
3 - Tetrameles.

End of Listing Woody Families of Datiscaceae