Celastraceae R. Brown. Bittersweet Family.
A family of about 100 genera and 1400 species, trees, shrubs, lianas, perennial and annual herbs, nearly cosmopolitan, especially in the tropics and subtropics.
Ref: Brizicky (1964a); Ma, Ball, & Levin (2016) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016); Simmons In Kubitzki et al. (2004). Show full citations.