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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Ericales
Familia: Marcgraviaceae
Genera: Caracasia - Marcgravia - Norantea - Ruyschia - Schwartzia - Souroubea


Marcgraviaceae Bercht. & J. Presl


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

Marcgraviaceae is a neotropical angiosperm family in the order Ericales.

The members of the family are shrubs, woody epiphytes and lianas with alternate, pinnately-nerved leaves. The flowers are arranged in racemes. The flowers are accompanied by modified, fleshy saccate bracts which produce nectar. Flowers are pentamerous. The fruit is a capsule.

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