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Title: Crossosomatales  
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Subject: APG III system, Crossosomatales, Aphloia, Strasburgeriaceae, APG II system
Collection: Angiosperm Orders, Crossosomatales
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The Crossosomatales are an order, newly recognized by the AGP II, of flowering plants, included within the Rosids, which are part of the eudicots. The following three families are placed here:

Under the Cronquist system these were placed in the Rosales, Violales, and Sapindales, respectively.

The APG III system of 2009 includes more families in this order:


  1. ^ Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121.  
  • Angiosperm Phylogeny website
  • Matthews M.R, Endress P.K (2005). "Comparative floral structure and systematics in Crossosomatales (Crossosomataceae, Stachyuraceae, Staphyleaceae, Aphloiaceae, Geissolomataceae, Ixerbaceae, Strasburgeriaceae)". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 147 (1): 1–46.   (Abstract)

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