†family Theaceae Ker-Gawler 1816

Dicotyledonae - Theales - Dilleniidae

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

See also Hickey 1977, MacGinitie 1941 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Aquifoliaceae, Caryocaraceae, Diapensiaceae, Ebenaceae, Lissocarpaceae, Marcgraviaceae, Medusagynaceae, Ochnaceae, Oncothecaceae, Paracryphiaceae, Parnassiaceae, Pellicieraceae, Pentaphylacaceae, Quiinaceae, Sarraceniaceae, Scytopetalaceae, Styracaceae, Tetrameristaceae

Subtaxa: Camelliacarpoidea Gordonia Paraternstroemia Ternstroemites

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Type: Camelliacarpoidea

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Vermont collection)

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of Germany (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (15: California, North Dakota, Texas, Washington, Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Belgium (1)

• Paleocene of United States (11: Montana, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (6: British Columbia)

Total: 41 collections including 48 occurrences

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