Family Proteaceae de Jussieu 1789

Magnoliopsida - Proteales - Proteaceae

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

See also Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Darlingia, Elaeagnaceae, Nelumbonaceae, Nelumbonales, Peninsulapollis, Platanaceae, Proteacidites, Retidiporites, Sapindopsis, Stenocarpus, Triatriopollenites

Subtaxa: Agastachys Banksia Banksieae Banksieaeformis Banksieaeidites Banksieaephyllum Banksites Beauprea Beaupreaidites Cardwellia Cenarrhenes Conospermum Cranwellipollis Doroteoxylon Dryandra Echitriporites Euproteaciphyllum Grevillea Hakea Helicia Hicksbeachia Isopogon Knightia Lewalanipollis Lomatia Maslinia Musgravea Musgraveinanthus Orites Parafatsia Persoonia Persoonieaephyllum Propylipollis Proteiodes Stirlingia Telopea Triporopollenites Xylomelum

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (48 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), New Zealand (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (2), Australia (6), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (5)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (2), Chile (1), United States (3: Colorado)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (13), Argentina (12), Australia (28), Colombia (20), Cuba (2), France (1), New Zealand (10), United States (53: Louisiana, Wyoming), Venezuela (10)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (12), Australia (1), China (1), Colombia (1), New Zealand (10), Venezuela (35)

• Cretaceous to Neogene of China (1)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Antarctica (3), New Zealand (5)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (7), Argentina (11), Brazil (3), Egypt (1), Peru (1), Sudan (1)

Total: 321 collections including 790 occurrences

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