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Rhamnaceae A.L. de Jussieu. Buckthorn Family.

Key to Rhamnaceae

A family of about 50-52 genera and 900-950 species, mostly trees, shrubs, and lianas, cosmopolitan in distribution but concentrated in tropical and subtropical areas. The tribal classification used in the key is that of Richardson et al. (2000b).

Ref: Brizicky (1964a); Medan & Schirarend In Kubitzki et al. (2004); Nesom (2016b) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016); Richardson et al. (2000a); Richardson et al. (2000b). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Frangula | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: berchemia scandens, montezuma bluffs natural area, macon county, georgia 1 by Alan Cressler | Berchemia source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Derek, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Derek | Rhamnus source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Berchemia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Andrew Conboy, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Andrew Conboy | Hovenia source | Original Image ⭷ Warning: was NOT research grade.
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Frangula caroliniana (Rhamnus caroliniana), Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge, Jackson County, Alabama 2 by Alan Cressler | Frangula source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson | Frangula source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Hill Craddock, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Hill Craddock | Hovenia source | Original Image ⭷ Warning: was NOT research grade.
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Rhamnus | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Condalia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Ceanothus microphyllus, Apalachicola National Forest, Liberty County, Florida 1 by Alan Cressler | Ceanothus source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Reynosia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Sageretia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Daniel Cahen, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Daniel Cahen | Colubrina arborescens source | Original Image ⭷

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