†family Myrtaceae de Jussieu 1789

Magnoliopsida - Myrtales - Myrtaceae

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

See also MacGinitie 1941, McIver and Basinger 1993 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Combretaceae, Crypteroniaceae, Lythraceae, Melastomataceae, Myrtaceidites, Oliniaceae, Onagraceae, Penaeaceae, Punicaceae, Rhynchocalycaceae, Sonneratiaceae, Trapaceae

Subtaxa: Acmena Agonis Austromyrtus Baeckea Calyptranthes Calytrix Corymbia Eucalyptus Eugenia Leptospermum Lophostemon Melaleuca Metrosideros Myrceugenia Myrciophyllum Myrtaciphyllum Rhodamnia Rhodomyrtus Syzygium Tristania Tristaniandra

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Australia (48), the Bahamas (1), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene of Panama (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (6), Azerbaijan (1), Brazil (1), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), Ecuador (2), Kenya (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (3), United States (2: Nevada)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (5)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Puerto Rico (3)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Australia (1), United States (3: Colorado)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (22), Australia (6), Japan (1), New Zealand (7), United States (9: California, Colorado, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), New Zealand (5), the United Kingdom (1)

• Tertiary of Venezuela (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 153 collections including 459 occurrences

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