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Caryophylloflora

Magnoliopsida - Caryophyllales - Caryophyllaceae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Caryophylloflora Jordan and Macphail

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderCaryophyllalesJussieu 1820
familyCaryophyllaceaede Jussieu 1789
genusCaryophylloflora

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. J. Jordan and M. K. Macphail 2003Inflorescence dichasial, bracts fused around each node. Flowers with several bracts appressed to the calyx. Calyx a five-lobed tube. Stamens free, five opposite and five alternate to the sepals. Ovary syncarpous, superior. Pollen a sphaeroidal, periporate monad with nonannulate, circular pores; exine perforate, tectate with clearly visible columellae.