Uvulariaceae


Uvulariaceae

Uvulariaceae is a botanical name of a family of flowering plants. This family is only rarely recognised, but was accepted by the Dahlgren system which placed it in order Liliales in superorder Lilianae in subclass Liliidae [=monocotyledons] of class Magnoliopsida [=angiosperms] .

The APG II system places the genus "Uvularia" in family Colchicaceae: this is assigned to order Liliales, in the clade monocots.

Molecular studies have shown that this family was polyphyletic, that means that the genera placed in the family had closer relationships with other plants than with each other. The family have been split and the genera "Disporum", "Kuntheria", "Schelhammera", "Tripladenia" and "Uvularia" are now placed in the autumn crocus family (Colchicaceae), while "Clintonia", "Medeola", "Prosartes", "Scoliopus" and "Streptopus" are placed in the lily family (Liliaceae). The genus "Kreysigia" has a somewhat troublesome taxonomic history and is either synonymous to "Tripladenia" or "Schelhammera" (which maybe together with "Kuntheria" should all be treated as "Schelhammera").

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* [http://delta-intkey.com/angio/www/uvularia.htm Uvulariaceae] in L. Watson and M.J. Dallwitz (1992 onwards). " [http://delta-intkey.com/angio/ The families of flowering plants] : descriptions, illustrations, identification, information retrieval." Version: 9th March 2006. http://delta-intkey.com.


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