†family Chloranthaceae Sims 1820

Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Chloranthaceae

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

See also Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Amborellaceae, Annonaceae, Austrobaileyaceae, Calycanthaceae, Canellaceae, Degeneriaceae, Endressinia, Eupomatiaceae, Gomortegaceae, Hernandiaceae, Himantandraceae, Lactoridaceae, Lauraceae, Magnoliaceae, Monimiaceae, Myristicaceae, Trimeniaceae

Subtaxa: Ascarina Clavatipollenites

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Australia (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (7)

• Eocene of Australia (2)

• Paleocene of Argentina (10)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Antarctica (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (8), Argentina (15), Australia (13), the Bahamas (6), Brazil (15), Chile (1), Colombia (6), Egypt (28), France (1), Israel (3), Madagascar (1), Morocco (1), Peru (3), United States (3: Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota)

Total: 131 collections including 158 occurrences

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