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Family: Rosaceae  Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 972. Last updated: 12-Apr-2007.
Number of accepted genera: 110.
Type genus: Rosa L.
Comment: dicot family.

Complete list of genera

List of genera alternatively placed here

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References for family:

  • Potter, D. et al. 2007. Phylogeny and classification of Rosaceae. Pl. Syst. Evol. 266:5–43.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms for family:

Subfamilies and tribes for Rosaceae:

Subfamily Tribe Subtribe
Amygdaloideae Amygdaleae
Amygdaloideae Exochordeae
Amygdaloideae Gillenieae
Amygdaloideae Kerrieae
Amygdaloideae Lyonothamneae
Amygdaloideae Maleae
Amygdaloideae Maleae Lindleyinae
Amygdaloideae Maleae Malinae
Amygdaloideae Neillieae
Amygdaloideae Sorbarieae
Amygdaloideae Spiraeeae
Dryadoideae Cercocarpeae
Dryadoideae Dryadeae
Rosoideae Agrimonieae
Rosoideae Agrimonieae Agrimoniinae
Rosoideae Agrimonieae Sanguisorbinae
Rosoideae Colurieae
Rosoideae Potentilleae
Rosoideae Potentilleae Fragariinae
Rosoideae Potentilleae Potentillinae
Rosoideae Roseae
Rosoideae Rubeae
Rosoideae Ulmarieae


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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (05 October 2015)

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