The Parent order is - Sapindales

Woody Family Melianthaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Synonyms -
Authority - Bercht. & Presl.Total Number of genera - 2
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 15
Plant forms - All aretrees, shrubs
World Distribution - tropical and S. Africa
Comments - All members of the Melianthaceae proper are trees or shrubs. Francoaceae Tthe Bridal wreaths) is sometimes included in the family, and consists of two monotypic genera found in Chile

Woody Genera of Melianthaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Bersama.
2 - Greyia.
3 - Melianthus.
4 - Xerophyllum.

End of Listing Woody Families of Melianthaceae