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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Liliidae
Ordo: Asparagales
Familia: Laxmanniaceae
Genera: Acanthocarpus - Arthropodium - Chamaescilla - Chamaexeros - Cordyline - Eustrephus - Laxmannia - Lomandra - Murchisonia - Romnalda - Sowerbaea - Thysanotus - Trichopetalum - Xerolirion


Laxmanniaceae R.Br.

Infrafamiliar taxa

* Acanthocarpus Lehmann
* Arthropodium R.Br.
* Bartlingia F.Mueller
* Bottinaea Colla
* Calodracon Planch.
* Chamaescilla Bentham
* Chamaexeros Bentham
* Charlwoodia Sweet
* Chlamysporum Salisb.
* Cohnia Kunth
* Cordyline comm. ex R.Br.
* Eustrephus R.Br.
* Ezehlsia Lour. ex Gomes
* Halongia Jeanpl.
* Lomandra Labillardière
* Murchisonia Brittan
* Romnalda P.F. Stevens
* Sowerbaea Smith
* Spiranthera Raf.
* Stypandra R.Br.
* Styponema Salisb.
* Taetsia Medik.
* Thysanotus R.Br.
* Trichopetalum Lindley
* Xerolirion A.S. George
* Xerotes R.Br., nom. Illeg.
* Endocoma Raf.


* Lohmueller F.A. 2005. The Botanical System of the Plants[1]

Laxmanniaceae is the botanical name of a monocot family of flowering plants in the order Asparagales, more recently reduced to the subfamily Lomandroideae of the family Asparagaceae.[1] The family name is derived from the generic name of the type genus, Laxmannia. The family has only been recognized by a few taxonomists. In the Kubitzki system, it is treated as Lomandraceae Lotsy.[2]

The APG II system did not recognize this family as such, but allowed it to be optionally segregated from the family Asparagaceae. The APG III system of 2009 does not allow this segregation. The group consists of some 15 genera and about 180 species from Australasia, southeast Asia, the Americas and the Pacific Islands. The best known genus is Cordyline.


Genera include:[3]

* Acanthocarpus Lehm.
* Arthropodium R.Br.
* Chamaescilla F.Muell. ex Benth.
* Chamaexeros Benth.
* Cordyline Comm. ex R.Br.
* Eustrephus R.Br.
* Laxmannia R.Br.
* Lomandra Labill.
* Murchisonia Brittan
* Romnalda P.F.Stevens
* Sowerbaea Sm.
* Thysanotus R.Br.
* Trichopetalum Lindl.
* Xerolirion A.S.George

1. ^ Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x
2. ^ Conran, J. G.:Lomandraceae (1998) in Kubitzki, K.(Editor): The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, Vol.3. Springer-Verlag. Berlin, Germany. ISBN 3-540-64060-6
3. ^ "GRIN Genera of Laxmanniaceae". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/gnlist.pl?2248. Retrieved 2009-04-19.

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