Flora of the Southeastern United States
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NYSSACEAE

Nyssaceae A.L. de Jussieu ex Dumortier. Tupelo Family.

A family of 5 genera and 22 species, trees and shrubs, of e. Asia, se. Asia, e. North America, and Central America. The circumscription and recognition of this family has been controversial; Nyssaceae has sometimes been included in a broadly circumscribed Cornaceae, but this appears to be phylogenetically incorrect (Xiang et al. 2002).

Ref: Tucker (2016d) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016); Xiang et al. (2002). Show full citations.

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