The Parent order is - Illiciales

Woody Family Illiciaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Star Anise FamilySynonyms -
Authority - R. Sargentia or (DC) AC. Sm.Total Number of genera - 1
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 42
Plant forms - Tree/Shrub
World Distribution - S.E. U.S. to Hispaniola, India to Korea, West Malaysia
Comments - The APG II system treats Illiciaceae as a family that may either be treated as part of another family, the Schisandraceae or allows for the optional segregation of the Illiciaceae from the Schisandraceae. The Illiciaceae as an optional segregate family then has the traditional circumscription of other taxonomic systems, consisting of a single genus, Illicium. Aromatic evergreen trees & shrubs.Usually with volatile aromatic compounds. Has wood.

Woody Genera of Illiciaceae

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1 - Illicium.

End of Listing Woody Families of Illiciaceae