†family Araceae de Jussieu 1789

Magnoliopsida - Arales - Arecidae

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

See also Chandler 1962, Chandler 1964, Chandler 1978, Hickey 1977, McIver and Basinger 1993 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Acoraceae, Lemnaceae

Subtaxa: Acoropsis Anthuriophyllum Araceaeites Araceophyllum Aracispermum Arecites Aronites Aronium Caladiosoma Campylospermum Cobbania Lemna Lemnoideae Monsteroideae Orontioideae Peltandra Pistia Pistites Porosia

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Type: Aquaephyllum

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (14 collections), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Alaska, Florida, Washington)

• Pliocene of Germany (8), the Russian Federation (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Miocene of Germany (10), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (19), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), the Russian Federation (17), United States (1: Montana)

• Eocene of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (4), Venezuela (1), Yemen (1)

• Paleocene of Colombia (3)

• Tertiary of the Russian Federation (1)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta)

Total: 93 collections including 177 occurrences

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