The Parent order is - Rhamnales

Woody Family Vitaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Synonyms -
Authority - Juss.Total Number of genera - 14
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 850
Plant forms - Mostly lianes. Rarely sub-trees, herbs
World Distribution - Tropical & warm areas
Comments - The name sometimes appears as Vitidaceae, but Vitaceae is a conserved name and therefore has priority over both Vitidaceae and another name sometimes found in the older literature, Ampelidaceae. The relationships of Vitaceae are unclear and the family does not appear to have any close relatives. NO TREES OR SHRUBS. Only lianes & herbs.

Woody Genera of Vitaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Ampelocissus.
2 - Ampelopsis.
3 - Cayratia.
4 - Cissus.
5 - Leea.
6 - Parthenocissus.
7 - Rhoicissus.
8 - Vitis.

End of Listing Woody Families of Vitaceae