Machilus Nees 1831 (laurel)

Angiospermae - Laurales - Lauraceae

Parent taxon: Lauraceae according to M. Prasad 2008

See also Lakhanpal et al. 1976 and Liu et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Actinodaphne, Alseodaphne, Bandulskaia, Beilschmiedia, Benzoin, Cinnamomum, Crowella, Cryptocarya, Cryptocaryoides, Daphnogene, Daphnophyllum, Diemenia, Goeppertia, Lauraceaephyllum, Lauraceophylloderma, Lauranthus, Laurinastrum, Laurinoxylon, Laurocalyx, Laurocarpum, Laurophyllites, Laurophyllum, Laurus, Lindera, Litsaeophyllum, Litsea, Litseaphyllum, Litseopsis, Machilusoxylon, Malapoenna, Marmarthia, Mauldinia, Mespilodaphne, Mezilaurinoxylon, Michilus, Nectandra, Nectandrophyllum, Neocinnamomum, Neolitsea, Nothaphoebe, Ocotea, Ocoteoxylon, Oreodaphne, Persea, Perseanthus, Perseoxylon, Persites, Phoebe, Piliparicutis, Potomacanthus, Protoravensara, Sassafras, Sassafrophyllum, Trianthera, Ulminium, Umbellularia

Subtaxa: Machilus miocenica Machilus thunbergii

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (2 collections), India (2)

• Pliocene of China (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of India (1), Japan (1), Nepal (1)

• Miocene of China (3)

• Oligocene to Eocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Oligocene of China (1)

• Eocene of Japan (3)

Total: 17 collections including 24 occurrences

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