†family Meliaceae de Jussieu 1789

Magnoliopsida - Sapindales - Meliaceae

Parent taxon: Sapindales according to D.J. Mabberley 2000

See also MacGinitie 1941 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Aceraceae, Anacardiaceae, Balsaminaceae, Burseraceae, Cneoraceae, Coahuiloxylon, Coriariaceae, Hippocastanaceae, Irvingiaceae, Lepidobotryaceae, Melianthaceae, Nitrariaceae, Oxalidaceae, Paleosantalaceaepites, Picramniaceae, Ptaeroxylaceae, Rutaceae, Sapindaceae, Simaroubaceae, Staphyleaceae, Zygophyllaceae

Subtaxa: Aglaia Amoora Cedrela Dysoxylum Melia Synoum Toona Vavaea

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (8 collections), the Congo-Kinshasa (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1)

• Miocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Montana)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Mexico (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (1: Nebraska)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Burundi (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Germany (1), Japan (1), United States (5: California, Montana, Nevada)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (3), United States (2: Montana)

• Oligocene of United States (5: Oregon)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (3: Colorado)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Japan (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: California, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene of Colombia (2)

• Tertiary of Venezuela (1)

Total: 49 collections including 59 occurrences

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