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Myrciophyllum

Magnoliopsida - Myrtales - Myrtaceae

Taxonomy
Myrciophyllum was named by Engelhardt. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Myrtaceae by Engelhardt (1891).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Myrciophyllum Engelhardt

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderMyrtalesJussieu 1820
familyMyrtaceaede Jussieu 1789
genusMyrciophyllumEngelhardt

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
Engelhardt 1891Leaves simple, elliptic, obovate or oblong. Margins entire. Venation pinnate, brochidodromous or acrodromous with intramarginal veins. Scarce secondary veins (less than 12) regularly or irregularly spaced, unbranched; intersecondary veins compound or simple, admedially branched; tertiary veins admedially branched. Marginal ultimate venation looped (areolate). Vein thickness among different orders of venation easily recognizable.