Rosaceae Family:

Rosaceae Juss.

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OR
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The Rosaceae Family was named and described by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu in Genera Plantarum in 1789.

Plants of the World Online lists 106 accepted genera in this family commonly known as the rose family. The Wikipedia article about this family states there are 4,828 species in 91 genera. Work is still being done on this family, so it is no wonder information doesn’t match. It’s complicated…

For more information about this family of plants, please click on the links below. The links take you directly to the information about the family.

PLANTS OF THE WORLD ONLINE
WIKIPEDIA

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