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Malpighiaceae
Malpighiaceae
is a family of flowering plants in the order Malpighiales. It comprises about 73 genera and 1315 species,[3] all of which are native to the tropics and subtropics. About 80% of the genera and 90% of the species occur in the New World
New World
(the Caribbean and the southernmost United States
United States
to Argentina) and the rest in the Old World
Old World
(Africa, Madagascar, and Indomalaya to New Caledonia
New Caledonia
and the Philippines). One useful species in the family is Malpighia
Malpighia
emarginata, often called acerola. The fruit is consumed in areas where the plant is native. The plant is cultivated elsewhere for the fruit, which is rich in vitamin C. One feature found in several members of this family, and rarely in others, is providing pollinators with rewards other than pollen or nectar; this is commonly in the form of nutrient oils (resins are offered by Clusiaceae). Genera[edit]

Acmanthera Acridocarpus Adelphia Aenigmatanthera Alicia Amorimia Aspicarpa Aspidopterys Banisteriopsis Barnebya Blepharandra Brachylophon Bronwenia Bunchosia Burdachia Byrsonima Calcicola Callaeum Calyptostylis Camarea Carolus

Caucanthus Christianella Clonodia Coleostachys Cordobia Cottsia Diacidia Dicella Digoniopterys Dinemagonum Dinemandra Diplopterys Echinopterys Ectopopterys Excentradenia Flabellaria Flabellariopsis Gallardoa Galphimia Gaudichaudia

Glandonia Heladena Henleophytum Heteropterys Hiptage Hiraea Janusia Jubelina Lasiocarpus Lophanthera Lophopterys Madagasikaria Malpighia Malpighiodes Mascagnia Mcvaughia Mezia Microsteira Mionandra Niedenzuella

Peregrina Peixotoa Philgamia Psychopterys Pterandra Ptilochaeta Rhynchophora Ryssopterys Skoliopteris Spachea Sphedamnocarpus Stigmaphyllon Tetrapterys Thryallis Triaspis Tricomaria Triopterys Tristellateia Verrucularia Verrucularina

References[edit]

^ " Malpighiaceae
Malpighiaceae
Juss". TROPICOS. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 2010-02-02.  ^ Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-07-06.  ^ Christenhusz, M. J. M.; Byng, J. W. (2016). "The number of known plants species in the world and its annual increase". Phytotaxa. Magnolia Press. 261 (3): 201–217. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.261.3.1. 

Davis, C. C., and W. R. Anderson. 2010. A complete phylogeny of Malpighiaceae
Malpighiaceae
inferred from nucleotide sequence data and morphology. American Journal of Botany 97: 2031–2048. Michener, C. D. 2000. The Bees of the World. Johns Hopkins University Press. 913 pp. (p. 17-18) Vogel, S. 1974. Ölblumen und ölsammelnde Bienen. [Tropische und subtropische Pflanzenwelt. 7]. 267 pp.

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Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q632563 EoL: 4361 EPPO: 1MALF FNA: 10533 FoC: 10533 Fossilworks: 55718 GBIF: 6676 GRIN: 687 IPNI: 30000017-2 ITIS: 29253 NCBI: 4268 Tropicos: 42000245 Watson & Dallwitz: malpighi

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