Celastraceae

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Celastrales
Familia: Celastraceae
Genera: Acanthothamnus - Allocassine - Anthodon - Apatophyllum - Apodostigma - Arnicratea - Bequaertia - Bhesa - Brassiantha - Brexiella - Campylostemon - Canotia - Cassine - Catha - Celastrus - Cheiloclinium - Crocoxylon - Crossopetalum - Cuervea - Denhamia - Elachyptera - Elaeodendron - Euonymus - Evonymopsis - Fraunhofera - Glyptopetalum - Goniodiscus - Gyminda - Hartogiella - Hartogiopsis - Hedraianthera - Helictonema - Hexaspora - Hippocratea - Hylenaea - Hypsophila - Katafa - Kokoona - Loeseneriella - Lophopetalum - Macgregoria - Maurocenia - Maytenus - Menepetalum - Microtropis - Monimopetalum - Mortonia - Mystroxylon - Nicobariodendron - Orthosphenia - Paxistima - Peripterygia - Peritassa - Perrottetia - Plagiopteron - Platypterocarpus - Plenckia - Pleurostylia - Polycardia - Prionostemma - Pristimera - Psammomoya - Pseudosalacia - Ptelidium - Pterocelastrus - Putterlickia - Quetzalia - Reissantia - Rzedowskia - Salacia - Salacighia - Salaciopsis - Salvadoropsis - Sarawakodendron - Scandivepres - Schaefferia - Semialarium - Simicratea - Simirestis - Siphonodon - Stackhousia - Tetrasiphon - Thyrsosalacia - Tontelea - Torralbasia - Tripterococcus - Tripterygium - Tristemonanthus - Wimmeria - Xylonymus - Zinowiewia

Name

Celastraceae R.Br.

References

* Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 6, May 2005. [1]
* Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Vascular Plant Families and Genera[2]

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Dansk: Benved-familien
Deutsch: Spindelbaumgewächse
Lietuvių: Smaugikiniai augalai
Nederlands: Kardinaalshoedachtigen
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Spolebuskfamilien

The Celastraceae (or staff vine or bittersweet family; syn. Canotiaceae, Chingithamnaceae, Euonymaceae, Goupiaceae, Lophopyxidaceae, and Siphonodontaceae in Cronquist system), is a family of about 90-100 genera and 1,300 species of vines, shrubs and small trees, belonging to the order Celastrales. The great majority of the genera are tropical, with only Celastrus (the staff vines), Euonymus (the spindles) and Maytenus widespread in temperate climates.

There are about 100 genera. Common names for some of them are as follows.

* Canotia - Crucifixion Thorn
* Catha – Khat
* Celastrus – Staff vine or Staff tree
* Euonymus – Spindle
* Maytenus – Maiten

A complete list of the genera is given below.

Genera

* Acanthothamnus
* Allocassine
* Anthodon
* Apatophyllum
* Apodostigma
* Arnicratea
* Bequaertia
* Brassiantha
* Brexia
* Brexiella
* Campylostemon
* Canotia
* Cassine
* Catha
* Celastrus
* Cheiloclinium
* Crocoxylon
* Crossopetalum
* Cuervea
* Denhamia
* Dicarpellum
* Elachyptera
* Elaeodendron
* Empleuridium
* Euonymus
* Euonymopsis
* Fraunhofera
* Gloveria[disambiguation needed]
* Glyptopetalum
* Goniodiscus
* Gyminda
* Gymnosporia
* Hartogiella
* Hartogiopsis
* Hedraianthera
* Helictonema
* Hexaspora
* Hippocratea
* Hylenaea
* Hypsophila[disambiguation needed]
* Kokoona
* Lauridia
* Loeseneriella
* Lophopetalum
* Lydenburgia
* Macgregoria[disambiguation needed]
* Maurocenia
* Maytenus
* Menepetalum
* Microtropis
* Monimopetalum
* Mortonia
* Moya[disambiguation needed]
* Mystroxylon
* Orthosphenia
* Paxistima
* Peripterygia
* Peritassa
* Plagiopteron
* Platypterocarpus
* Plenckia
* Pleurostylia
* Polycardia
* Prionostemma
* Pristimera
* Psammomoya
* Pseudocatha
* Pseudosalacia
* Ptelidium
* Pterocelastrus
* Putterlickia
* Quetzalia
* Reissantia
* Robsonodendron
* Rzedowskia
* Salacia
* Salacighia
* Salaciopsis
* Salvadoropsis
* Sarawakodendron
* Scandivepres
* Schaefferia
* Semialarium
* Simicratea
* Simirestis
* Siphonodon
* Stackhousia
* Tetrasiphon
* Thyrosalacia
* Tontelea
* Torralbasia
* Tricerma
* Tripterococcus
* Tripterygium
* Tristemonanthus
* Wimmeria
* Xylonymus
* Zinowiewia


References

1. ^ "Celastraceae R. Br., nom. cons.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2003-01-17. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/family.pl?235. Retrieved 2009-04-16.

* University of Maryland: Cronquist Family Synonymy for Celastraceae

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