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Betulaceae (birch)

Magnoliopsida - Fagales - Betulaceae

Taxonomy
Betulaceae was named by Gray (1822). It is extant.

It was assigned to Fagales by MacGinitie (1941), Hickey (1977), Shoshani et al. (1989), Mabberley (2000) and Taylor et al. (2008).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Betulaceae Gray
1941Betulaceae MacGinitie
1977Betulaceae Hickey
1989Betulaceae Shoshani et al. p. 434
2000Betulaceae Mabberley
2008Betulaceae Taylor et al. p. 1029

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderFagalesEngler 1892
familyBetulaceaeGray 1822
familyBetulaceaeGray 1822

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