Bretschneidera Hemsl.

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Credits

Article from New Trees, Ross Bayton & John Grimshaw

Recommended citation
'Bretschneidera' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/bretschneidera/). Accessed 2021-12-05.

Family

  • Akaniaceae (formerly Bretschneideraceae)

Species in genus

Glossary

family
A group of genera more closely related to each other than to genera in other families. Names of families are identified by the suffix ‘-aceae’ (e.g. Myrtaceae) with a few traditional exceptions (e.g. Leguminosae).
monospecific
(of a genus) Including only one species (as e.g. Aextoxicon).

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Credits

Article from New Trees, Ross Bayton & John Grimshaw

Recommended citation
'Bretschneidera' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/bretschneidera/). Accessed 2021-12-05.

The genus Bretschneidera is monospecific, comprising only the species B. sinensis. Bretschneidera has been placed in its own family Bretschneideraceae, although DNA data suggest that an amalgamation with the Australian Akaniaceae (otherwise only Akania Hook. f.) would be appropriate (APG 2003).