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Perrottetia sandwicensis

Perrottetia sandwicensis

Class : Bedecktsamer (Magnoliopsida)
Nuclear eudicotyledons
Eurosiden II
Order : Huerteales
Scientific name

The Huerteales are a plant order of the flowering plants (Magnoliopsida).


The families of this order are linked by relatively few common derived characteristics . The relationship between the four families was only revealed through molecular genetic studies.

They are woody plants: mostly trees . The leaf margins are serrated. Stipules are often present.

The flowers are often arranged in zymose inflorescences . The flowers are small. The flower cup (hypanthium) is short. There is only one stamen circle ; the inner one is missing. Two carpels have become an ovary grown.


The order Huerteales is within the Eurosiden II the sister group of ( Malvales + Brassicales ). It comprises the following four families :


Individual evidence

  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group : An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III. In: Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. Vol. 161, No. 2, 2009, ISSN  0024-4074 , pp. 105-121, doi : 10.1111 / j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x .
  2. Maarten JM Christenhusz, Michael F. Fay, James J. Clarkson, Peter Gasson, Julio Morales Can: Petenaeaceae, a new angiosperm family in Huerteales with a distant relationship to Gerrardina (Gerrardinaceae) . In: Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society . tape 164 , no. 1 , 2010, ISSN  1095-8339 , p. 16-25 , doi : 10.1111 / j.1095-8339.2010.01074.x ( [accessed September 21, 2019]).

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