Cornaceae


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Related to Cornaceae: Ericaceae, dogwood family, Caprifoliaceae, Ulmaceae
  • noun

Synonyms for Cornaceae

a rosid dicot family of the order Umbellales including: genera Aucuba, Cornus, Corokia, Curtisia, Griselinia, Helwingia

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Nyssa sylvatica and Nyssa aquatica of the Family Cornaceae,
Cornaceae, Hamamelidaceae, many Rosaceae) are a commonly encountered phenomenon in the woods of many woody angiosperms.
Komarov Botanical Institute, this volume describes 59 genera and 271 species of three plant families that inhabit Central Asia including the former Soviet part of the continent: Araliacaeae, Umbrelliferae, and Cornaceae.
The genera of plants that produce fleshy fruits are too numerous to mention, but important plant families include Anacardiaceae (sumac, mango), Arecaceae (palm), Berberidaceae (barberry), Cactaceae (cactus), Capparaceae (capper), Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle), Cornaceae (dogwood), Cucurbitaceae (cucumber, squash), Ericaceae (blueberry, heather), Grossulariaceae (gooseberry, currant), Lauraceae (laurel), Moraceae (mulberry, fig), Myrtaceae (myrtle), Oleaceae (olive), Piperaceae (piper), Rhamnaceae (buckthorn), Rosaceae (blackberry, raspberry, cherry, apple, pear), Sapindaceae (soapberry), Solanaceae (nightshade), Viscaceae (mistletoe), Vitaceae (grape), and many others (Smith, 1977; Snow, 1981; Jordano, 2000).
seed Convolvulaceae Convolvulus Incanus Vahi seed Convolvulaceae Ipomoea cardiophylla Gray seed Cornaceae Aucubajaponica Thunb.
The Cornales is a well supported and well studied group, however, different authors treat the families Cornaceae, Nyssaceae and Mastixiaceae differently.
Family Scientific Name Caesalpiniaceae Cercis canadenses Cornaceae Cornus amomum Cornaceae Cornus florida Cornaceae Cornus racemosa Cornaceae Nyssa sylvatica Fagaceae Quercus alba Fagaceae Quercus imbricaria Fagaceae Quercus macrocarpa Fagaceae Quercus michauxii Fagaceae Quercus palustres Hamamelidaceae Liquidambar styraciflua Juglandaceae Carya illinoinensis Juglandaceae Juglans nigra Lauraceae Lindera benzoin Oleaceae Fraxinus pennsylvanica Plantanaceae Plantanus occidentales Rosaceae Crataegus phaenopyruin Rosaceae Physocarpus opulifoius Rubiaceae Cephalanthus occidentales Family Common Name Inds.