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Haemodoraceae R. Brown. Bloodwort Family.

A family of about 14 genera and 100 species, herbs, of semicosmopolitan distribution, but centered in Australia. The Haemodoraceae is primarily a family of the Southern Hemisphere; Lachnanthes is the only member native to e. North America. Lophiola has often been treated in the Haemodoraceae; it is better placed in the Nartheciaceae (or Liliaceae sensu lato), see Lophiola (Nartheciaceae) for additional details.

Ref: Pellegrini et al. (2020); Robertson (1976); Robertson (2002) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002a); Simpson In Kubitzki (1998b). Show full citations.

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