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Sassafras (sassafras)

Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Lauraceae

Taxonomy
Sassafras was named by Nees v. Esenbeck and Ebermaier (1831). It is extant.

It was assigned to Lauraceae by Brown (1959).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Sassafras Nees v. Esenbeck and Ebermaier p. 418
1959Sassafras Brown p. 128

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
Magnoliid
RankNameAuthor
orderMagnolialesJussieu 1820
familyLauraceaeJussieu 1789
genusSassafrasNees v. Esenbeck and Ebermaier 1831

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available