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Illiciaceae A.C. Smith. Star-anise Family.

A family of 1 genus and about 42 species, shrubs and trees, of temperate and subtropical se. Asia and se. North America (se. United States, Cuba, Haiti, and e. Mexico). The family is most closely related to the Schisandraceae, Austrobaileyaceae, and Trimeniaceae.

Ref: Keng In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Vincent (1997a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997). Show full citations.

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